This year, February 5th marks the first day of the Lunar New Year, also called Chinese New Year, celebrated with days and weeks of festivity around the globe! We'll join in the fun today by recommending some great poetry collections and ways to celebrate in your own home.
Are you curious about trying a Poetry Teatime with your family but don’t have the spare time in your jam-packed schedule? Do you feel exhausted even thinking about planning elaborate and Pinterest-worthy feast? Would you like to get back to enjoying the basics of poetry with your family? Then today’s post is for you.
Prop up your fuzzy hobbit feet by the fire, grab a mug of piping hot tea and a plate of Bilbo's fresh-baked seed cakes, and settle in for a riddle and game-filled teatime. Today's teatime celebrates the wonderful talents of Tolkien and the playful world of The Hobbit!
It's the holiday season! Whether you've received lots of poetry-related gifts this year or not, now is the perfect time to think about bringing more poetry into your home and the homes of people you love. We’ve got lots of ideas for poetry-related gifts that you can make, buy, sample, and read in the new year.
As the holiday season hits full swing, you may be busy running around the house preparing for relatives to arrive, wrapping last-minute gifts, and trying to catch your breath in the busyness of life. Reading and writing poetry can give you a chance to slow down, breathe, and appreciate what you love most about the season. So let's think about poetry!
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.
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!
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!