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Poetry Writing Inspiration

Poetry Writing Inspiration

Here at Poetry Teatime, we love to offer lots of poetry writing resources and tips. But what about when your inspiration disappears and you just don't know what to write? In today's post, we'll be offering 10 ideas to help jump-start your imagination any time you'd like to write a poem.

St. Patrick's Day Themed Teatime

St. Patrick's Day Themed Teatime

On March 17th, people around the world celebrate Irish culture and heritage on St. Patrick's Day. Whether you've already got your house decked out in green or you'd just like to read a few Irish poems in celebration, today's themed teatime will give you lots of ideas. So let's dig in!

Macro Poetry Prompt

Macro Poetry Prompt

For today’s poetry prompt, we’ll be going on a walk either around the house or around the neighborhood to look for some tiny inspiration. Get ready to get up close to the world and see things in a whole new light!

Poetry Pi Time

Poetry Pi Time

March 14 marks the celebration of Pi Day! On Pi Day, why not enjoy the day with poetry about pi—and, of course, pie! Stay tuned for both delicious recipes to tempt your appetite and delightful poems to tempt your imagination.

How to Read a Poem, Part 5: So What?

How to Read a Poem, Part 5: So What?

Today, we’ll be wrapping up our series on how to read a poem by asking, “So what?” Now that we’ve read some poems, dug into poetic language, and examined form, it’s time to bring everything we've learned together.

Learn About Ballads

Learn About Ballads

What’s a ballad? The word might make you think of sad songs about leaving your true love with only a suitcase and your guitar, but ballads are actually some of the oldest forms of poetry and trace back to the Middle Ages. So get ready for some songs and tales as we learn about ballads!

How to Read a Poem, Part 4: Find the Form

How to Read a Poem, Part 4: Find the Form

Today is our chance to get into the element that makes a poem look so different from other types of writing: its form. We’ll be looking at line breaks, enjambment, and all sorts of delightful poetic play! So buckle up and get your building blocks ready for some fun with form!