Poetry Prompt: Found Poem

Poetry Prompt: Found Poem

Did you know that you can “find” a poem in the pages of a book, or between the lines of yesterday’s newspaper, or even on a billboard? In today’s poetry prompt, you’ll be collecting words and using them to create your own poem!

Time Travel Themed Teatime

Time Travel Themed Teatime

Imagine yourself traveling back in time. Would you visit the pharaohs of Ancient Egypt or inspect the steam engines of the Victorian Era? Ride a wagon on the Oregon Trail or sail the seven seas with a privateer? Today’s teatime celebrates time travel. So polish up your time machine, grab those goggles, and brace yourself for a wild ride through time!

Poetry Teatime in Cincinnati

Poetry Teatime in Cincinnati

If you live in the local area to Cincinnati, you are in for a treat! Julie Bogart, creator of Poetry Teatime, is hosting a series of poetry teatimes in June 2018.

Registration for each event will be posted to this page as the details are finalized. Hope to see you at one of them!

Poetry Prompt: Your Pet

Poetry Prompt: Your Pet

What if your pet could write a poem—what would they say? In today’s poetry prompt, we’ll be exploring the barking, purring, whinnying world of animal voices in poetry! Plus, read on for a pet-themed poetry contest to enter once you’ve written your poem.

Poetry Prompt: Family Traditions

Poetry Prompt: Family Traditions

Does your family celebrate any special traditions? Do you hide your shoes on New Year’s Eve or make flower crowns on May Day? Maybe you celebrate Daylight Savings Time by illustrating pictures of clocks, or perhaps you participate in a polar bear swim in your local lake during the winter. Whatever your traditions may be, channel them today into some poetry!

Celebrating Asian American Heritage

Celebrating Asian American Heritage

The month of May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month! We get to celebrate the incredible contributions of Asian and Pacific Islanders to American culture this month. If you aren’t familiar with Asian/Pacific American poets, today’s post will give you a good place to get started!

Poetry Prompt: Wacky Weather

Poetry Prompt: Wacky Weather

Weather is a huge part of our lives. Is it sunny outside? Time to go out and play! Is it a rainy day? Curl up inside with a good book. Weather can make us happy, sad, excited, scared, or even mad. Today, though, the weather is in your hands! In today’s poetry prompt, you’ll be writing a poem about the wildest weather you can imagine.

Poetry Teatime for Boys

Poetry Teatime for Boys

Do your boys hate tea and don’t see the point of poetry? Do they revolt against “teatime” and want to play outside instead? You may love poetry teatime, but that doesn’t mean the whole family will—at least not right away! Read on for some ideas to make your Poetry Teatime more welcoming for boys.