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: Nonsense Poem

Poetry Prompt: Nonsense Poem

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.”

How to Memorize Poetry

How to Memorize Poetry

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!

October Themed Teatime

October Themed Teatime

October is here, and so is the time for sipping hot cocoa in front of the fire, reading poems that send a tingle down your spine, and long walks through crunching leaves. So cuddle up with blankets and poems for today’s Poetry Teatime!

Poetry Prompt: Dramatic Monologue

Poetry Prompt: Dramatic Monologue

Do you have a flair for the dramatic? Do you love making up different voices for your stuffed animals or dressing up as a pirate captain and sailing the seven seas? Today’s poetry prompt is all about getting into character. So read on and see if you’ve got the acting chops to pull off a dramatic monologue!

William Wordsworth Teatime

William Wordsworth Teatime

Did you know that William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy started a craze for picnicking that has lasted over two hundred years? So go ahead and pack your picnic basket, grab some poems, and get ready to enjoy the delights of nature in today’s William Wordsworth Poetry Teatime.

2018 Photo Contest: And the Winner Is...

2018 Photo Contest: And the Winner Is...

It's time to announce the winner of the 2018 Poetry Teatime Photo Contest! We were thrilled to receive so many wonderful images and stories of how Poetry Teatime has brought joy into your home. Read on to find out the winner and runners-up for the contest!

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

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!