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All About Ruins

All About Ruins

There is something powerful about ruins. They make us think about the greatness of the past and the passage of time. They remind us of history and the future. It's no wonder that ruins have been a source of poetic inspiration for a very long time.

Poet Spotlight: Christina Rossetti

Poet Spotlight: Christina Rossetti

If you’ve never heard of Christina Rossetti, then you’re in for a treat! One of the Victorian Era’s most famous poets, Rossetti wrote beautiful otherworldly poems about love and loss as well as famous carols and Christmas poems like “In the Bleak Midwinter.”

Poetry Prompt: Apple-Picking

Poetry Prompt: Apple-Picking

Have you ever gone apple-picking? Have you smelled the crisp fall air and bit into a red apple right from the tree? Tugged on each apple carefully to see which one is ripe enough to let go of its branch? Whether you've never picked an apple or have a dozen apple trees in your yard, it's time to write some apple-picking poetry!

Teatime Drinks for Fall

Teatime Drinks for Fall

Autumn is upon us in the Northern Hemisphere, and it's time to curl up with a cozy cup of pumpkin-spice cocoa, hot apple cider, or harvest punch. Read on for some of our favorite fall teatime drinks!

Charles Ghigna's Dear Poet: Notes to a Young Writer

Charles Ghigna's Dear Poet: Notes to a Young Writer

Here at Poetry Teatime, we love Charles Ghigna. Also known as "Father Goose," he's written poetry about funky animals, protecting the environment, and even fun seasonal math! Today, we're celebrating his brand new book, Dear Poet: Notes to a Young Writer.

Learn About Pablo Neruda

Learn About Pablo Neruda

It’s September, which means we’re celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States. This month, we recognize the wonderful achievements of Latin Americans. Today, we’d like to focus on the poetry of Chilean writer Pablo Neruda.

Teatime Manners

Teatime Manners

Today's Teatime Story features the delightful tale of a family's very first teatime, and their daughter's cute summary of teatime manners!