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Gratitude Together: So This Is Friendship
A friendship built around love of breakfast and Ted Kooser yields a surprising poem in difficult days.
Learning about Christmas Poems
Poets over the ages have written Christmas verse, but some Christmas poems turn out to be written by someone else! Includes great Christmas poem examples.
Twitter Party: The Poetry Home Repair Manual 2
Six additional poems from Tweetspeak Poetry’s recent poetry jam on Twitter, prompted by line from Ted Kooser’s “The Poetry Home Repair Manual.”
Twitter Party: The Poetry Home Repair Manual
Tweetspeak Poetry’s recent poetry jam on Twitter used Ted Kooser’s “The Poetry Home Repair Manual” for prompts — with some surprising results.
This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks
The best in poetry (and poetic things), this week with Seth Haines. 1 Art There is a split of authority in my house. I tend to identify with the poetry of William Carlos Williams—so much depends upon that red wheelbarrow. I imagine the objects of Williams’ poetry, perhaps attaching a bit of unwarranted sentimentality or nostalgia […]
Poetry at Work: Ted Kooser, Insurance Underwriter (and Poet Laureate)
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.