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It’s poetry for life – and it surrounds you. Look for it and help Tweetspeak Poetry celebrate it. We’re starting in Seattle.
The athlete of the family lives in the shadow of her brother while secretly dreaming of a writing life of her own.
Cento (Lat. “patchwork”). A verse composition made up of lines selected from the work or works of some great poet(s) of the past. —The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry & Poetics Like most poets, I have a notebook. Mine is a chunky tablet, 5×7 inches, with a large spiral binding and two thick boards that serve […]
Today I received so many little love notes, I just had to let you know.
Madness is the coin that opens our hearts to story. Join us as we consider the madness and sanity of Cervantes’ Don Quixote.
< Return to Edgar Allan Poe Poems The Bells I. Hear the sledges with the bells— Silver bells! What a world of merriment their melody foretells! How they tinkle, tinkle, tinkle, In the icy air of night! While the stars that oversprinkle All the heavens, seem to twinkle With a crystalline delight; Keeping time, time, […]
If you can dream it, you can haiku it. Join author Callie Feyen as she shares how a new job is impacting her writing life.
Rainbow Crow introduces children to the world of form poetry and the fascinating behavior of crows. Art + poetry + science!
A shiver-worthy story about a woman who trusts her heart to Society’s solution. The perfect beginning for an erasure poetry prompt!
“Threnody” by poet Donna Hilbert reminds us that lament is inspired by grief, which is in turn inspired by deep love.
< Return to Emily Dickinson Poems XIII. EXCLUSION. The soul selects her own society, Then shuts the door; On her divine majority Obtrude no more. Unmoved, she notes the chariot’s pausing At her low gate; Unmoved, an emperor is kneeling Upon her mat. I’ve known her from an ample nation Choose one; Then close the […]
Quantum physics, fairy tales, climate change thrillers, & original tales from her own imagination: it’s Sara Barkat’s ‘The Shivering Ground’!
Like a photograph, the poems of “With a Polaroid Camera” by Sarah Dickenson Snyder invite you to see what’s there — and what might be.
Laura Boggess closes out her term as Poet Laura and passes the feather to Tweetspeak’s newest resident poet.
Mildred’s Garden characters Mildred Ruffner and Cindy Newton wind up their bed and breakfast tour at Old Vic, the Old Victorian Inn, in Alderson, WV.
Fictional characters Mildred and Cindy (from the novel Mildred’s Garden) continue their bed and breakfast tour, visiting the lovely Preston County Inn, in Kingwood, West Virginia.
Visit the charming (and real) Brass Pineapple Inn through the eyes of fictional characters Mildred and Cindy (from the novel Mildred’s Garden)!
“Spoon River America” by Jason Stacy explains how the myth of the small Midwestern town supplanted the myth of the New England village.
Join author Callie Feyen for a poetry prompt as she considers the many ways (some mathematical) to say, “I love you.”