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.

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!

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.

Poetry Prompt: Poems as Gifts

Poetry Prompt: Poems as Gifts

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!

Poetry Prompt: Leaf Creatures

Poetry Prompt: Leaf Creatures

For today’s poetry prompt, let’s go for a walk! Put on some boots and a scarf. Breathe that fresh air. Be on the lookout for the prettiest fall leaves. We’ll be using those leaves to inspire our poetry!

Poetry Prompt: Musical Inspiration

Poetry Prompt: Musical Inspiration

What’s your favorite song? Do you have a tune you hum to yourself in the kitchen or blast in the car? Today, it’s time to channel that musical passion into some fresh poetic inspiration!