Every day we work. Every day we could use a little poetry at work. Here are 5 ways to get you started…
1 • Get into the game
Open the door just a little. Try these 5 Free Poetry Prompts.
2 • Buy a year of happy work mornings
Start your day happy and focused, by reading a poem a day. Inbox delivery, Monday through Friday. Buy now, just $5.99 a year.
3 • Start a workplace initiative
— Need to convince someone (or yourself) that a workplace poetry initiative is good for business? Check out these articles on the vibrant connection between poetry and work
4 • Bribe your inner writer
What do you do at lunchtime, on the train, after getting home from work? Is there a John Grisham or a Wallace Stevens lurking in you? Why not bribe your inner writer to come out, with one of our excellent writing resources:
Inspired: 8 Ways to Write Poems You Can Love
Rumors of Water: Thoughts on Creativity & Writing (twice named a Best Book of 2011)
The Novelist (for all writers, but especially fiction hopefuls)
5 • Celebrate Poetry at Work Day
Consider gifting these to the whole office for Poetry at Work Day, the 2nd Tuesday in January. Or keep one to yourself on your desk…
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