Poets & Writers: Tips, Prompts, and Inspiration
377 views | +0 today
Follow
 
Scooped by tspoetry
onto Poets & Writers: Tips, Prompts, and Inspiration
Scoop.it!

What is Poetry: Last Word (at least for now) -

What is Poetry: Last Word (at least for now) - | Poets & Writers: Tips, Prompts, and Inspiration | Scoop.it
What is poetry? A shot in some dark, a walk in some woods, a maker's feel for the material at hand, an intuition of what is needed?
more...
No comment yet.
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by tspoetry
Scoop.it!

Take Your Poet to School Week: Eugene Field, the Poet of Childhood -

Take Your Poet to School Week: Eugene Field, the Poet of Childhood - | Poets & Writers: Tips, Prompts, and Inspiration | Scoop.it
Eugene Field is perhaps the perfect poet for Take Your Poet to School Week. It was the schoolchildren of St. Louis who saved his house from demolition.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by tspoetry
Scoop.it!

Poetry Prompt: Birth Day -

Poetry Prompt: Birth Day - | Poets & Writers: Tips, Prompts, and Inspiration | Scoop.it
Are there family stories about the day of your arrival, a received mythology that shapes you? Come write poetry about the unopened gift of your birth.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by tspoetry
Scoop.it!

The Poetry of Friendship, with Pickles on the Side -

The Poetry of Friendship, with Pickles on the Side - | Poets & Writers: Tips, Prompts, and Inspiration | Scoop.it
Laura Lynn Brown serves Irish soda bread, the last Cara Cara orange, friendship, poetry, and disappearing kosher dills.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by tspoetry
Scoop.it!

Take Your Poet to School Week: Ogden Nash -

Take Your Poet to School Week: Ogden Nash - | Poets & Writers: Tips, Prompts, and Inspiration | Scoop.it
Our preparation for this year's Take Your Poet to School Week continues with the light and whimsical poems of Ogden Nash.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by tspoetry
Scoop.it!

Take Your Poet to School: Robert Louis Stevenson -

Take Your Poet to School: Robert Louis Stevenson - | Poets & Writers: Tips, Prompts, and Inspiration | Scoop.it
Don't let the folks with briefcases have all the fun. Join in the brand new celebration of Take Your Poet to School Week with our fun cut 'n color poets on a stick.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by tspoetry
Scoop.it!

Fun Reading Activities: Color & Trace "The Monkeys Have Marshmallows" -

Fun Reading Activities: Color & Trace "The Monkeys Have Marshmallows" - | Poets & Writers: Tips, Prompts, and Inspiration | Scoop.it
Early readers Molly and Joe want to help a child learn to read. Learn fun facts about marshmallows and write a gooey limerick, along with this fun reading activity coloring page.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by tspoetry
Scoop.it!

Poetry Prompt: Behind the Velvet Rope -

Poetry Prompt: Behind the Velvet Rope - | Poets & Writers: Tips, Prompts, and Inspiration | Scoop.it
This week we find ourselves on either side of a legendary barrier and consider its significance. Join the line with us as we create poetry about the velvet rope.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by tspoetry
Scoop.it!

Top 10 Limericks -

Top 10 Limericks - | Poets & Writers: Tips, Prompts, and Inspiration | Scoop.it
Far from the girl from Nantucket, this collection of Top 10 Limericks from our community features iguanas, a '74 Barracuda, and a bonus letter from Santa (on Spain).
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by tspoetry
Scoop.it!

Poets and Poems: Clive James and "Injury Time" -

Poets and Poems: Clive James and "Injury Time" - | Poets & Writers: Tips, Prompts, and Inspiration | Scoop.it
Once told he had only months to live, Clive James wrote a book of poetry. The months became years, and now he's written another, "Injury Time."
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by tspoetry
Scoop.it!

COMMIT POETRY: “OZYMANDIAS” BY PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY

COMMIT POETRY: “OZYMANDIAS” BY PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY | Poets & Writers: Tips, Prompts, and Inspiration | Scoop.it
Sandra Heska King continues her poetry memorization journey by committing Percy Bysshe Shelley's "Ozymandias."
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by tspoetry
Scoop.it!

Reading in the Wild: January's Pages -

Reading in the Wild: January's Pages - | Poets & Writers: Tips, Prompts, and Inspiration | Scoop.it
Come learn the secrets of being a wild reader. Or just share your January pages. Megan Willome leads the way, with her January good reads.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by tspoetry
Scoop.it!

Born to Be Good: Laughter Might Be the Best Medicine -

Born to Be Good: Laughter Might Be the Best Medicine - | Poets & Writers: Tips, Prompts, and Inspiration | Scoop.it
Come laugh with us as we wrap up our book club discussion of Dacher Keltner's Born to Be Good.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by tspoetry
Scoop.it!

Poetry Prompt: A Bridge to Life -

Poetry Prompt: A Bridge to Life - | Poets & Writers: Tips, Prompts, and Inspiration | Scoop.it
Bridges can be grand in scale or an unassuming link from one place to the next. Many of us have a favorite. Come read a bridge poem by Marianne Moore and share your own "bridge to life" poems.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by tspoetry
Scoop.it!

Bring in the Cupcakes! It's Take Your Poet to School Week -

Bring in the Cupcakes! It's Take Your Poet to School Week - | Poets & Writers: Tips, Prompts, and Inspiration | Scoop.it
It's Take Your Poet to School Week! Celebrate Talk Like a Poet Day, Poet in Your Math Book Day, and sweetest of all, Poet in a Cupcake Day!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by tspoetry
Scoop.it!

Take Your Poet to School Week—National Poetry Month! -

Take Your Poet to School Week—National Poetry Month! - | Poets & Writers: Tips, Prompts, and Inspiration | Scoop.it
For the past several years, we’ve provided cut ‘n color poets for grown-ups, to take to work in July. Sometimes, kids borrowed them. And, over time, we heard from librarians and classroom teachers: “We want kids to have the chance to take these to school.” But nobody wanted to go to school in July! So. …
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by tspoetry
Scoop.it!

Take Your Poet to School Week: Mother Goose -

Take Your Poet to School Week: Mother Goose - | Poets & Writers: Tips, Prompts, and Inspiration | Scoop.it
Even the mythical poets are getting in on the fun of Take Your Poet to School Week. Today, Mother Goose hops on a stick and makes her debut.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by tspoetry
Scoop.it!

Reading in the Wild: February's Pages -

Reading in the Wild: February's Pages - | Poets & Writers: Tips, Prompts, and Inspiration | Scoop.it
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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by tspoetry
Scoop.it!

The Floodgate Poetry Series: Three Chapbooks -

The Floodgate Poetry Series: Three Chapbooks - | Poets & Writers: Tips, Prompts, and Inspiration | Scoop.it
The Floodgate Poetry Series brings together three poetry chapbooks that demonstrate some of the beautiful poetry being written today.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by tspoetry
Scoop.it!

By Hand: Stitching and Coloring -

By Hand: Stitching and Coloring - | Poets & Writers: Tips, Prompts, and Inspiration | Scoop.it
By Hand is a monthly prompt focused on freeing our words by using our hands. This month we’re exploring stitching and coloring with Megan Willome as our guide.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by tspoetry
Scoop.it!

What Poems Are Good For (Or, What to Read When You Can't) -

What Poems Are Good For (Or, What to Read When You Can't) - | Poets & Writers: Tips, Prompts, and Inspiration | Scoop.it
What does a person read when a whole books feels like too great a commitment? This is what poems are for (well, one thing).
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by tspoetry
Scoop.it!

Poetry Prompt: Quiet as Velvet -

Poetry Prompt: Quiet as Velvet - | Poets & Writers: Tips, Prompts, and Inspiration | Scoop.it
Learn about poet Elinor Wylie's brief but soap-opera-worthy life, and read one of her most well-known poems. Then glean inspiration from her style and create your own quiet-as-velvet poem.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by tspoetry
Scoop.it!

TWO LOVE STORIES FOR VALENTINE’S DAY—ROMEO & JULIET WITH CALLIE FEYEN

TWO LOVE STORIES FOR VALENTINE’S DAY—ROMEO & JULIET WITH CALLIE FEYEN | Poets & Writers: Tips, Prompts, and Inspiration | Scoop.it
There are two love stories we're really excited to share this Valentine's Day. Come learn the secret (and join in a few congratulations!).
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by tspoetry
Scoop.it!

A Is for Azure: Zaffre Fun Facts and Prompt -

A Is for Azure: Zaffre Fun Facts and Prompt - | Poets & Writers: Tips, Prompts, and Inspiration | Scoop.it
Colors have cool histories, intriguing origins, cultural meanings, wonderful names. Today, discover zaffre. Learn facts about this brilliant, "pre-scientific" color, hear its pronunciation, and write a truly colorful vignette or haiku!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by tspoetry
Scoop.it!

The T.S. Eliot Prize: “Night Sky with Exit Wounds” by Ocean Vuong -

The T.S. Eliot Prize: “Night Sky with Exit Wounds” by Ocean Vuong - | Poets & Writers: Tips, Prompts, and Inspiration | Scoop.it
"Night Sky with Exit Wounds" by Ocean Vuong has won the 2017 T.S. Eliot Prize. It is a stunning, haunting, and disquieting collection.
more...
No comment yet.