September 15 - October 15 marks Hispanic Heritage Month in the US. We’re celebrating here at Poetry Teatime by featuring the amazing work of Hispanic poets. If you haven’t read many poems by Hispanic writers, now’s your chance to get started!
Summer is the height of camping season, with lazy afternoons on the lake and fireflies sparkling in the dark. Fall is the time for woodsmoke and mugs of hot chocolate and stargazing on a cold, clear night. Whatever the time of year, why not celebrate the wonders of camping with your next Poetry Teatime? Whether you’re snuggled up indoors or out in the fresh air, get ready to dig into these camping-themed books, treats, and activities!
Grab some poetry books, pencils, and paper, and let’s get ready to write a poem! In today’s prompt, we’ll be trying a new strategy. Here’s a hint: we’re starting at the end.
Did you know that a heroic couplet isn’t actually about heroes? Or that enjambment has nothing to do with jam? If you’re going to be reading a lot of poetry, it can be helpful to know some of the most important poetic terms. Read on to discover the definitions of these key terms in poetry.
We are excited to announce the 2018 Poetry Teatime Photo Contest! This month, we invite all Poetry Teatime enthusiasts to take pictures of your family's teatime and enter our contest for the chance to win exciting tea and poetry-themed prizes! We are also introducing our first-ever book drive to help children in need celebrate Poetry Teatime.
For today’s poetry prompt, you’ll be writing to a one-of-a-kind audience—you! So get ready to send yourself a very special message.
Today’s Poetry Teatime celebrates the adventurous life of Robert Louis Stevenson! You may know Stevenson by his classic adventure stories like Kidnapped and Treasure Island, which feature plenty of pirates and buried treasure. But he was also a wonderful poet whose poems stir the imagination and tickle the senses. Let’s explore Stevenson’s poetry together!
Today’s poetry prompt will test the limits of your imagination and creativity. Your poem will be out of this world—literally! So let’s dive right in.