We celebrated Poetry at Work this week in libraries, theatres, coffee shops, and government offices. We celebrated on ships, in the street, and probably even on the moon.
What do you do with the poem you cannot write? You follow it. Even if it never leaves the four square walls of your office cubicle. Join Richard Maxson for Poetry at Work.
Our upcoming book club discussion of Glynn Young’s new book, Poetry at Work, comes just in time to celebrate Poetry at Work Day.
Business and poetry, at least on the surface, appear to form an unlikely alliance. Scott Edward Anderson shows us why it’s not so unlikely after all.
Chickens, chocolate chip cookies, writing poetry on the clock? Must be our Poetry at Work Day infographic.
Glynn Young tells the story of acclaimed poet Ted Kooser, former U.S. Poet Laureate, who spent most of his working career in the insurance industry.
Should the Founding Fathers be booked for selling their used ones? Are public school students reading too much fiction? Are there too many poets writing too many poems? Which direction should I mow my lawn? Will Willingham has the answers to burning questions–or at least the burning questions–in This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks.
Workplace leadership hasn’t been the subject of much poetry, but a poem about a boss offers the possibility of understanding and possibly forgiveness. Glynn Young asks you to consider the boss through a poetic lens to explain, celebrate, understand, or even forgive.
Glynn Young discusses the work of poet David Whyte, author of several books on the importance of poetry in preserving the soul in corporate America, including “The Heart Aroused.”
Ten great articles about the intersection of poetry and work.