Colors have cool histories, intriguing origins, cultural meanings, wonderful names. Today, discover zaffre. Learn facts about this brilliant, “pre-scientific” color, hear its pronunciation, and write a truly colorful vignette or haiku!
Tea and poetry go together like sand and surf, like wine and cheese, like Bogey and Bacall. Or is it the other way around? Enjoy these 10 best tea poems…
With Valentine’s Day approaching, discover the history of the “Roses are red” poem and reimagine it with us—maybe even as a sestina—in our new Roses are Red Poetry Prompt.
From T. S. Poetry Press, publisher of the Oprah Summer Read The Whipping Club, comes a fiction debut that includes a solid tribute to the late Adrienne Rich. The Novelist, by L.L. Barkat, explores themes of origins and consciousness in the writer and the woman. Readers familiar with the Adrienne Rich volume The Dream of […]
There’s a new book on the street. (And in the pink limo.) The Novelist, a novella that will teach you how to write fiction, even as you get lost in a story of one big challenge, an elusive cup of tea, and a ruminating poet’s attempt to break free. “Hilarious protagonist, ” says one reader. […]
So the three of us tweeted away (49 tweets in all). Then I was given the privilege of crafting our separate poems into one big poem, and we decided to name it in honor of our absent friend.