We love hearing your Poetry Teatime stories! Today, we have an amazing poem submitted by Brave Writer mom Erin, written by 14-year-old poet Ethan.
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!
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.
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!
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.
What is a Jabberwock and how does it whiffle through the tulgey wood? What’s a vorpal sword and why does it go snicker-snack? Today, we’re going to use our imaginations to create wonderful poetic nonsense that will rival even Lewis Carroll’s masterpiece, “Jabberwocky.”
Memorizing poetry is a fantastic way to make poetry a part of your family’s daily rhythms and expand your horizons with wisdom, beauty, or just a bit of silliness! You don’t have to be a genius with a photographic memory to memorize poems, either. So let’s dive in and memorize some poetry!
Holiday season is coming up, and it’s always a good idea to be thinking ahead! Today’s prompt not only gives you great gift ideas but also helps you look back on all of the poems you’ve written this year. Plus, you’ll be able to take the next step in sharing your poetry with the world!