Poetry Prompt: Home

Poetry Prompt: Home

What does the word "home" mean to you? Maybe you've moved around a lot and have lots of places that you could call home. Or maybe, for you, home isn't a house at all, but your favorite spot under that shady tree by the creek. Today, you'll use your ideas of what makes a place "home" to inspire your poetry.

Holiday Poetry Collections

Holiday Poetry Collections

The holiday season is fast approaching, and it’s the perfect time of year to cuddle up by the fire with a book of poetry! We’d like to introduce some of our favorite collections of holiday-related poetry for your enjoyment today. So be sure to bundle up and read on!

Poetry Prompt: Cozy

Poetry Prompt: Cozy

What do you think of when you hear the word "cozy"? Does it make you imagine curling up in front of a warm fireplace with a mug of hot cocoa? Maybe it brings memories of summer nights watching fireflies from the front porch. Today's poetry prompt will draw on your memories of coziness to create poetry!

Poetry Prompt: Animal Personality

Poetry Prompt: Animal Personality

Even though they can’t speak using human words, we all know that animals have lots of personality and they love to chatter to each other. Today, it’s your chance to hear from your favorite feathered and furry friends through poetry!

Remembrance Themed Teatime

Remembrance Themed Teatime

In honor of the 100-year anniversary of Armistice Day on November 11, which marks the end of WWI, and in honor of Veteran’s Day in the US, today’s teatime remembers the brave men and women who are members of the military and those who sacrificed their lives in wartime.

Poetry Prompt: Again and Again

Poetry Prompt: Again and Again

Today’s poetry prompt involves repeating a key moment in your poem again and again. Repeating words or phrases in your poem emphasizes those words, adds to the poem’s meaning, and gives the poem its own rhythm. So let’s dive right in!

Tea in Russia

Tea in Russia

Did you know that tea is considered the unofficial national drink of Russia? While movies and TV shows usually show Russians drinking bottles of vodka, tea is actually drunk more often all over the country both as a social custom and to combat cold and darkness of the long winter months.