Join author Callie Feyen as she recalls Thanksgiving beauty that spilled over into her wedding. And write your own Thanksgiving poem.
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Thanksgiving Poems: A Table Poem
Thanksgiving poems, from gratitude to the table. This one has its share of both.
Thanksgiving Poems: A Poet’s Thanks
A poet offers a word of thanks: “Something which says, you didn’t need to make room for this—the onions, the beets, the linen closet, the river and the copper…”
Poetry Prompt: Gratitude Poems
Join author Callie Feyen as she walks through her dark morning and writes a gratitude poem and invites you to write your own gratitude poems.
Thanksgiving—Poem by James Whitcomb Riley
May we share love’s touch with another during this Thanksgiving season, even one whose “need of touches we had never known.”
Thanksgiving Poem: The Pumpkin by John Greenleaf Whittier
Give thanks for “the vines of the gourd and the rich melon run” with a Thanksgiving poem, The Pumpkin by John Greenleaf Whittier.
Eating & Drinking Poems: Savoring Succotash
Is succotash something to be suffered or savored? Laura Lynn Brown offers a warm reflection on the dish, with a savory succotash poem and Thanksgiving recipes.
Poets and Poems: Dave Harrity and “These Intricacies”
In his new collection of poems, Dave Harrity tells stories with simplicity and clarity, firmly planted in his Kentucky landscape.
Thanksgiving Poem: Emily Dickinson’s 814 (One Day is there of the Series)
Thanksgiving, it seems, is at much an act of memory as of the present moment, a time of reflection. At least to hear Emily Dickinson tell it.
The Harvest Moon by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Wherever you are, make it splendorous and warm during the hopeful Thanksgiving season.
Book, Tea & Panera Certificate Giveaway!
We’re wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving with a beautiful book, tea, and toast Thanksgiving giveaway!
50 States of Generosity: North Carolina
We continue our 50 States of Generosity series with a focus on North Carolina and its Christmas trees, especially the popular Fraser fir.
Julius Caesar: Et Tu, Brute? Opposite Day and the Ides of March
For the Ides of March, Tania Runyan has a Julius Caesar “Opposite Day” poetry prompt.
Children’s Book Club: ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’
All the Grinch wanted for Christmas was singing. He just didn’t know it. We discuss the magic of song in our holiday Children’s Book Club.
Poetry Prompt: Unsaid Things
Author Callie Feyen considers all the things unsaid in her weekly poetry prompt—things we can re-see with a little rearranging and remembering.
Friendship Project: Somebody I Used To Know
When writer’s block threatens to derail, one writer finds a way forward in music, baking, friendship and the practice of “living it a while.”
Braiding Sweetgrass: Skywoman Falling, by Robin Wall Kimmerer
Enjoy this selection from Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teaching of Plants, by Robin Wall Kimmerer, courtesy of Milkweed Editions.
Poetry Prompt: Thankful Acrostics When Poetry Feels Like It’s Gone
Callie Feyen believed she’d lost the poetry of teaching, but Megan Willome showed her that poetry (and teaching) hadn’t lost *her.*
What Freedom Means to You (and Me)
What does freedom mean? L.L. Barkat considers the complications of this timeless question, in the company of tractor pulls, rifle shining, a trilling creek, and angora rabbit clouds.
Traveling with Mark Twain and Eddy Harris on the Mississippi River
Writer Eddy Harris canoed the Mississippi River in 1985, and he discovered that the river has its personality, its mood, and its conversations.