“Before It’s Too Late,” the new chapbook by U.K. poet Sarah Thomson, explores the ideas of impermanence and fragility in relationships, locations, and life.
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We have all been thrust into a new season, and it hasn’t been easy (to say the least). Callie Feyen introduces us to baiku, a haiku about saying goodbye. So that we can say hello to the new.
Have you ever experienced a moment and said to someone, “That’s a poem?” Is this a good thing or a bad thing? Join Callie Feyen as she explores the question.
Author Callie Feyen invites us to write a love poem to words, allowing ourselves to respond to the Call to Adventure and bring back words to share.
How to read a poem. A lot of books want to teach you just that. How is this one different? Think of it less as an instructional book and more as an invitation. For the reader new to poetry, this guide will open your senses to the combined craft and magic known as “poems”. For the well versed, if you will, this book might make you fall in love again. How to Read a Poem uses images like the mouse, the hive, the switch (from the Billy Collins poem “Introduction to Poetry”)—to guide readers into new ways of understanding poems. Excellent teaching tool. Anthology included.
Is it possible to teach someone how to write a poem? This book uses images like the buzz, the switch, the wave—from the Billy Collins poem “Introduction to Poetry”—to guide writers into new ways of writing poems. Excellent teaching tool. Anthology and prompts included.
Join author Callie Feyen as she recalls Thanksgiving beauty that spilled over into her wedding. And write your own Thanksgiving poem.
What’s the best cookie you ever ate? Why was it so good? Join author Callie Feyen for a poetry prompt about cookies and a couple of fantastic friends.
How does learning a new skill help free us to become more ourselves? Join author Callie Feyen as she begins with her feet in a Zumba class. Then write a poem!
Join author Callie Feyen and walk, run, stumble, and maybe even twirl towards your dreams in our Monday poetry prompt.
Join Callie Feyen as she contemplates whether it is asking the question, or finding the answer that makes us strong. Then get poetic with a question of your own.
Join author Callie Feyen as she and her young library patrons imagine up cupcakes to bake for their favorite Mother Goose and fairy tale characters.
Join author Callie Feyen as she hunts for spring with a group of second graders. Then get your own senses kindled and respond with a poem!
Join author Callie Feyen as she confesses her fear of teaching Romeo and Juliet, and realizes there is much more to see than what she’s afraid of.
Whether you prefer writing longhand or typing on the computer, be on the look out for flashes of beauty as we write catalog poems.
Join author Callie Feyen as she shares how editor L.L. Barkat helped her pay attention to her anger using the Jealous Poem Stacks model.
Join author Callie Feyen as she walks down a one-hundred-year-old alley and dreams about what it is she might become someday.
What’s the difference between mystery and fear? Join Callie Feyen as she discusses trying to create mystery poems from what makes us afraid.
Writer Callie Feyen takes advice from poet Tania Runyan and instead of describing, she invites the reader into a memory of a fall day.
A new name for an old tradition takes author Callie Feyen on a trip down memory lane, and she finds herself at home on a rainy fall evening. Come home, too, with your own poems!