Ever heard of a syair? What about twin cinema? While one of those poetic forms is ancient and one is brand new, they do have one thing in common: they were both created in Asia. In honor of Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month in the US, let’s take a look at the vast array of forms in Asian and Pacific poetry.
From Sibling Appreciation Day to Asparagus Day, calendars around the world are packed full of mostly-unofficial celebrations. Have you ever wondered why there are so many weird and wacky holidays? Get ready to think about holidays and create your own with today's poetry prompt!
This Mother's Day, use poetry to thank the mothers in your family for the wealth of wisdom, support, and love they give each day. Pull up a chair, write a note, and read some poetry for Mother's Day!