Did you know that Lewis Carroll, inventor of the Alice in Wonderland stories, was a mathematician who taught at Oxford and wrote eleven mathematical books? Of course, he’s better known as a lifelong storyteller, beginning with his twelve siblings and even entertaining Queen Victoria’s children with his tales! Let’s celebrate Carroll and his imaginary worlds in today's teatime.
Besides tea itself, the most essential ingredient of a British or Irish teatime is the scone. Ever since the Duchess of Belford paired tea with scones in the 1800s, the combination has been a legendary tradition across the British Isles. So get ready for some scones and tea!
Here at Poetry Teatime, we've introduced many poets. We've celebrated poets from history through themed teatimes, and we've interviewed children's poets writing today. This master list includes all of our articles about poets both past and present.
Have you ever felt overwhelmed by the start of something new? Maybe it's something you've never tried before and you don't know where to start. Maybe you have too many ideas and can't narrow them down.
Today, we'll be de-mystifying one part of the poetry writing process: beginnings. If you've never written a poem before, today's the perfect chance to start!
It’s time to put on some tunes, pour a cup of tea, and swing to poetry. From jazz to hip hop and from classical to rap, let's read poems that will make you dance and sing!
Poetry is a type of writing that's defined by patterns. Whether it's the number of lines in a stanza or the beats of rhythm and rhyme in a line, you'll find patterns everywhere in every poem you read. So for today's poetry prompt, we'll be diving into patterns and using them to inspire our writing!
Summer is the perfect time to try new treats for teatime! Whether you're craving fruity salsas or frozen yogurt snacks, whip up these sweet and simple recipes to give your teatime a summery twist.
Pull up a chair, sit back, and relax, because the show is about to begin! Today, we’ll be exploring all the ways that movies and poetry overlap, from quotes used in movies to entire films based on a poem. So pop some popcorn and let’s get started!