Time to Read!

Today’s image was shared by Ben Rimes - “While spending some time at the Bensenville Public Library in Illinois, I found this rather clever clock/art installation. You have to love libraries and librarians that are willing to be playful” Today’s poetic form is Prose. Please...

Recycle

Today’s image was shared by Ben Rimes - “I took a few pictures from our local student art show, and this piece stood out for me. Made from plastic caps and containers of various sizes, the recycled nature of it was soothing and intriguing.” Today’s poetic form is Tanka....

Exploding, Removed, ...

Today’s image was shared by Ben Rimes - “Taken from a historical sign in my town alongside a civil-war era cannon. ” Today’s poetic form is a “Three Word Challenge“. You can write any form of poem you’d like, provided you use the words “exploding,...

Getting Started

Getting started with the Poetry for People project is pretty simple and quick to do! While you’re more than welcome to use the resources and visual poetry prompts on the site for other poetry projects, there are many ways to interact with the project that take less than 5 minutes! Whether it’s everyday, once a week, or just when you have some extra time, here are a few ways to participate. Write a poem! Find an image on the the site that inspires you, and write a poem using the submission form below the image. Submit a photo! Visit the photo submission page to upload your own inspiring image, tell us what poetic form...