This week join author Callie Feyen as she writes a Valentine poem for people who aren’t Romeo and Juliet. Yet.
Poetry Prompt: Football, West Side Story & Mary Oliver
What do football, West Side Story, and Mary Oliver have in common? Each invites us to keep looking. Join Callie Feyen for a Perspective poetry prompt.
Poetry Prompt: Like a Love Song
There are many ways to express love (some are quite silly). Take a drive with author Callie Feyen and her teenage daughter and listen to some love songs.
By Heart: “Come, Night” + New Thomas Hardy Challenge
Join author Megan Willome as she learns William Shakespeare’s ‘Come, Night’ from ‘Romeo and Juliet’ By Heart while savoring this season of extra night.
Between Friends: The Making of a Heroine
In this excerpt from Romeo & Juliet (the full play—includes essays and annotations by Callie Feyen), Feyen talks about finding yourself in a story, even when you’re not sure you want to.
Sun and Moon Poems: Night Poetry Prompt
Join author Callie Feyen as she confesses her fear of teaching Romeo and Juliet, and realizes there is much more to see than what she’s afraid of.
Cross-Generational Friendships: Where’s My Daughter? Call Her Forth
One glimmering night, three generations, and a whole lot of love—with a little Shakespeare to flavor the memory. From author Callie Feyen.
Commit Poetry: Romeo & Juliet’s Two Households
Sandra Heska King winds up her memorization of selections from Romeo & Juliet among crayfish and shoulder-high ferns, considering the divisions of two houses.
Commit Poetry: Romeo and Juliet
Sandra Heska King takes a dare to commit more poetry for National Poetry Month. This time, it’s Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.
Reading in the Wild: February’s Pages
Come learn the secrets of being a wild reader. Or just share your February pages. Megan Willome leads the way, with her February good reads.
Romeo and Juliet: Kissing a Fair Dragon in His Cave
When Callie Feyen teaches Romeo and Juliet, she uses the Oxford Press edition, and it is this one-sentence paragraph she makes sure the students discuss: “And then she meets Romeo.”