Megan Willome loves “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens, and she has created an edition that’s a joy to read.
Poems to Listen By: Black Bird Soirée 01—Elementary
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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.*
R Is for Rewriting: Creating The Joy of Poetry – Part 3
As Megan Willome approaches the task of rewriting The Joy of Poetry, she finds a different rhythm to her work.
Top 10 Best Tea Poems
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…
Be Our Poetry Buddy: “Moonrise” by D. H. Lawrence
Extend the Joy of Poetry by being our Poetry Buddy. This week, we’re reading “Moonrise” by D. H. Lawrence together. Join us?
The Joy of Poetry: Will You Be Our Poetry Buddy?
We’re extending The Joy of Poetry Book Club comment box with a group Poetry Buddy experience reading poems together. Join us. 🙂
The Joy of Poetry Book Club: In Your Dreams
Like Kipling’s lullaby, a poem that acknowledges the terrors of the night can help disarm them. Our discussion of Megan Willome’s The Joy of Poetry continues, with a look at poetry and dreams.
The Joy of Poetry Book Club: Problem Poets
Go ahead, admit that sometimes poetry (and poets) can be a little weird. And then read a poem anyway. Our Joy of Poetry book club continues.
The Joy of Poetry Book Club: Stick With Poetry
Megan Willome says she’d tell her 13-year-old self to stick with poetry. Tell us about your 13-year-old self in our Joy of Poetry book club.
Book Club Announcement: The Joy of Poetry Begins May 4
We’ll be accepting Megan Willome’s invitation to experience The Joy of Poetry with our new book club beginning May 4.
“The Joy of Poetry” by Megan Willome
“The Joy of Poetry” by Megan Willome tells the story of her mother and herself, what poetry can do in a person’s life, and what it does in all of our lives.
The Joy of Poetry: As Much as She Could Carry
Enjoy an excerpt of the newest title from T. S. Poetry Press, The Joy of Poetry: How to Keep, Save & Make Your Life with Poems.
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.
Eating and Drinking Poems: Rumi’s ‘Any Soul That Drank the Nectar’
In the latest Eating and Drinking Poems post, Megan D. Willome shares her Christmas tradition of eating enchiladas and drinking Topo Chico mineral water.
A Poetry Dare for Will Oldham, the Anti-Poetry Guy
Will Oldham’s June 1, 2012 column in Poetry magazine from the Poetry Foundation has sparked a lot of controversy. It’s actually pretty poetic.
Operation Poetry Dare: Poetry Brain
Can everyone write poetry? Or only those with a poetry brain? Looks like Nancy Franson is trying to talk herself out of writing a poem as her Poetry Dare continues.
Operation Poetry Dare: What a Poetry Buddy Is For
When we dared poetry-avoidant Nancy Franson to read a poem a day, we arranged for her to have a Poetry Buddy to read along and ask questions. Today Megan Willome shares her side of the Poetry Dare.
The Titanic: How Not to Write About Tragedy
Megan Willome reflects on the sinking of The Titanic, and how not to write about tragedy.
This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks
1 Art This afternoon while I sipped hot rooibos from a fancy gold-rimmed tea cup (Get on the bus, Gus. All the cool Tweetspeak kids are drinking tea now.), I thought to myself, “Gee, I wonder where I could get a complete listing of the 100 most iconic artworks of the last five years.” Imagine […]