Join author Callie Feyen as she considers purple moths and dragons and the asymmetry of the world and herself.
Poems to Listen By: Moonstruck 04—Delicate
The moon is full of mystery and delicate secrets. In this episode of Poems to Listen By: Moonstruck, Laurie Klein reads L.L. Barkat’s “Delicate.”
Stairs & Ascensions: Lighthouse in New Jersey
For this month’s “Stairs and Ascensions” theme, enjoy this patron-only excerpt from L.L. Barkat’s beloved Rumors of Water: Thoughts on Creativity & Writing.
Poetry Prompt: The five senses reading and writing poetry
Instead of asking whether you’ll succeed, what if you asked yourself, “Would I like to try?” It might lead to less worry and more play. And more poetry.
Making a Life With Poetry, Together
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Poetry Prompt: Angry Poem Stacks
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.
Happy Birthday, Reading in the Wild!
Help us say Happy Birthday to Reading in the Wild, our monthly reading roundup with Megan Willome as our guide.
Make it the Most Colorful Holiday
Our newly updated shop features bright, colorful art-ware for everyone on your holiday gift list, from sneakers and tote bags to decorative plates and mugs.
Of Color, Beauty, the Alphabet, and Fun: “A is for Azure”
“A is for Azure,” written by L.L. Barkat and illustrated by Donna Falcone, is a book about color, the alphabet, and literacy. It’s also full of childlike wonder.
Top 10 Best Night Poems
Poets have forever been writing about the night, both those things that go bump and the things that delight. Enjoy a sampling in this collection of 10 great night poems.
Top 10 Writing Quotes to Get You Started in 2016
Whether you included your writing goals in your 2016 resolutions, this collection of 10 great writing quotes might give you the inspiration you need to get started.
Top 10 Fall Poems
Welcome Autumn (and make it last a little longer) with this great collection of Fall poems from Shakespeare to Keats to Browning.
Top 10 Best Street Poems
There is street poetry, and then there is street poetry. Poems on the street, and poems of the street. Here’s a collection of the latter, 10 great street poems.
Oh, Baby: Top 10 Best Baby Poems
Babies could use a little more nuance. They definitely could use more poems. Enjoy this collection of 10 great baby poems.
Top 10 Reasons to Re-Read ‘Rumors of Water’
What’s your favorite writing book? LW Lindquist says it’s time to re-read Rumors of Water and has 10 great quotes to tell you why.
Poetry for Life: Take a Poet Home with You in Seattle
It’s poetry for life – and it surrounds you. Look for it and help Tweetspeak Poetry celebrate it. We’re starting in Seattle.
Top 10 Best Red Poems
If there’s one thing red is not, it’s neutral. We’ve collected ten of the best red poems that will totally attract your attention.
Top 10 Best Mirror Poems
Poems make wonderful mirrors, excellent tools for self-reflection. We’ve gathered up a collection of 10 great mirror poems.
Top 10 Best Rose Poems
Robbie Burns didn’t write the first rose poem. But he may have written one of the best rose poems. Enjoy this fresh bouquet of 12—minus two!
The Best in Poetry: This Month’s Top Ten Poetic Picks + Emily
Artful chocolate, famous punk authors, poetry in the supermarket, and how to not write a novel. It’s the best in poetry: our monthly Top Ten Poetic Picks.