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.
We’re on a mission to get How to Write a Poem (and How to Read a Poem) into classrooms in every state. Join the challenge!
How to write a poem? It might take more than paper and pen (or keyboard). Get the best “in” on how to take your poems to the next level.
Writing poetry from art ignites creativity. For this Image-ine exercise, ponder children and a jump rope with poet Maureen Doallas and artist Lisa Hess Hesselgrave.
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.
We’re reading ‘poemcrazy: freeing your life with words’ together at Tweetspeak for National Poetry Month. This week, we talk about listening to ourselves.
What does it take to get someone into poetry? Apparently, for Duane Scott, a little bamboozling. And Billy Collins. And pajamas.
I set myself the daily task of writing a poem each morning to my body.
And the twist is – make your poetry contribution like a tweet on Twitter – 140 characters at a time.