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When poets celebrate Take Your Poet to Work Day during a pandemic, it’s likely total pandemonium. Join Lucille Clifton, William Shakespeare, Emily Dickinson & more in a Zoom chat.
Our 2020 Take Your Poet to Work Day ready-for-work poet collection features our first living poet, Tweetspeak’s Poet Laura, Tania Runyan.
The poetry collection “Fording the Stream” by British poet Jessica De Guyat is centered in the idea of place, be it Lindisfarne, Iona, or the French Midi.
We continue our 2020 Take Your Poet to Work celebration with fabulous poet Countee Cullen.
Tweetspeak’s official Poet Laura, Tania Runyan, has been hard at work finishing up her latest title, How to Write a Form Poem. Get a sneak peek at what’s coming.
We kick off the 2020 Take Your Poet to Work celebration with beloved poet Lucille Clifton.
Through a time of grief, Michelle Ortega discovered the haibun, and its interplay with haiku and prose poem forms, offered a place of reflection and healing.
Author Megan Willome takes poetry advice from Winnie-the-Pooh and revises a poem.
For this month’s Children’s Book Club, author Megan Willome discusses the power of spoken word poetry to tell a story in a YA novel by Elizabeth Acevedo.
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.
It’s simple to participate. Just find a few poems of beauty, comfort, or hope to share—from a site like Poetry Foundation.
As evening comes, author Megan Willome looks for wisdom and loveliness in the poetry of Jane Kenyon and Sara Teasdale.
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.
Maybe more intentional than it wants to let on, Random Acts of Poetry Day was an opportunity to haphazardly (wink, wink) spread some poetry love (and joy).
In a world that still needs kindness, more than ever, we bring you Random Acts of Poetry Day and encourage you to “freshen the world with poems,” as Ted Kooser puts it.
Author Megan Willome takes a trip to the library with Young People’s Poet Laureate Naomi Shihab Nye. Refreshments will be served.
The results of a 6-year double-blind, super-sticky study are in: from Hoagland and Oliver to Shakespeare and Poe, poets are bringing happiness to the workplace.
We’re getting ready to celebrate Take Your Poet to Work Day! Our 2019 poet collection features recently lost American national treasures like W. S. Merwin.
Author Callie Feyen uses her gray matter—”Bink & Gollie” style—to explain how poetry and feelings are related. And how to make great Dutch braids.