In August, Tweetspeak Poetry hosted a retreat and undertook the first Tweetspeak Twitter Poetry Party without Twitter. Sara Teasdale provided the prompts.
“Braiding Sweetgrass” by Robin Wall Kimmerer provided the prompts for Tweetspeak Poetry’s recent poetry party on Twitter. These are the final five poems.
Liberated from a concentration camp, Gerda Klein recited a line from German poet Goethe—a reminder of the healing power of poetry and art.
The culture and society that infuses Homer’s The Odyssey is similar to and different from modern Western culture and society. Here’s a clear analysis of how, with intriguing examples.
Prasanta Verma tours the Grohmann Museum and ponders the evolution of work and how machines and man fit together. Maybe “Science without art is nothing”?
Some writers are trying to figure out why their writing lives or writing projects feel stuck or sluggish. They need to find and follow the energy.
This time, we’re going to take a look at how a young man made the most of my College Essay Yes-Yes’s in his own winning application.
If poetry makes you a better writer and reader, maybe you should read more poetry. Use these three methods to increase your poetry reading.
The broad shoulders of a compact building donated by Andrew Carnegie rises from the bluffs of Eureka Springs, Arkansas. On its front: FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY.
Michelle DeRusha visits Homestead National Monument in Nebraska and wonders about the pioneers who came to the west and those who were forced to leave.
Meet Polish poet Wisława Szymborska as we continue our preparations for celebrating Take Your Poet to Work Day on July 15.
National Student Poet Michaela Coplen noticed the voice of the military family in literature was absent. “I’ve always wanted to help fill that void.”
Tweetspeak Poetry announces the five winners of our Poetry at Work Day contest, who submitted poems about work to win a copy of “Poetry at Work.”
Sometimes, we read a tweet and say to ourselves, “That’s poetry.” A way of using words well. Here are the top 10 poetic tweets we’ve seen on Twitter lately.
Tweetspeak Poetry is planning a New York City Meetup this spring! So many details to come. And arrangements to be made.
Our upcoming book club discussion of Glynn Young’s new book, Poetry at Work, comes just in time to celebrate Poetry at Work Day.
Do you have a favorite playlist you listen to while you write poetry? We’re featuring ten of our favorite themed writing playlists.
Being literally incorrect, Sesame Street’s “Sons of Poetry, ” Walter White & Walt Whitman, why ask why you need an editor. It’s our Top Ten Poetic Picks.
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.
I moved to Dublin instead and discovered not only blue doors, but purple doors, red doors, yellow doors, grey doors, orange doors, pink doors, green doors … you name it and I will hazard a guess that I could find you a door painted in that exact colour. –Claire Burge shares about her adventures behind closed, colourful doors