Labor Day Poetry

Labor Day has arrived, and for many people, that means a well earned day of relaxation. After all, many Americans work long hours, and don’t get enough time off. So, when a holiday hits, everybody deserves to enjoy the day. Fittingly, there is Labor Day poetry out there, and today is the perfect time to share some. Today’s poetry excerpt comes from Henry Van Dyke’s “They Who Tread The Path of Labor.”

“Where the many toil together, there am I among My own;
Where the tired workman sleepeth, there am I with him alone:
I, the Peace that passeth knowledge, dwell amid the daily strife;
I, the Bread of Heav’n am broken in the sacrement of life.” – Henry Van Dyke

Perhaps you will be too busy with friends and family for Labor Day poetry. However, there are many occasions that can be livened up by a custom poem, especially the many holidays right around the corner. If you need help bringing an idea to life, you can team up with Express Poem. All you need to do is fill out a simple form, and our experts will create a masterpiece that you can be proud to share. Contact Express Poem, today, and get the process underway.

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Hurricane Poetry

Here in South Florida, we just recently dodged what looked to be an incoming hurricane. Because it was projected to be a relatively weak storm, many people were planning to mark the occasion with a get together. But, unless your business decided to close last week, you probably have work today. If you want to be prepared for the next opportunity, you can think about writing some hurricane related poetry. Today’s poetry excerpt comes from Emily Dickinson’s “The Mob Within the Heart.”

“Uncertified of scene
Or signified of sound
But growing like a hurricane
In a congenial ground.” – Emily Dickinson

The power of a hurricane is something that can certainly be turned into poetic form. Regardless of what you want to write about, you can get assistance from Express Poem. Just fill out a simple form, and our experts will go to work creating something for your specific situation. It has never been easier to acquire a poem to share! Contact Express Poem, today, and get things underway.

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Soccer Club Hires Poet

There is little doubt that soccer is less popular here in America, than in many other countries. The passion for the game burns bright in many places, and it is the most popular sport in a lot of areas. Some people even go so far as to call soccer “poetry in motion.” Whether or not you buy that, one team is determined to take this statement to the most literal level. Selkirk Football Club has officially hired a poet-in-residence.

As the BBC piece discusses, Thomas Clark will be the official poet for Selkirk, in Scotland. Though it sounds like the role is unpaid, Clark will discuss many topics surrounding the game. People take “football” very seriously over there, and having a poet should bring a new dimension to things. Clark’s poetry will be published in game day programs, and should be high in demand. It will definitely be interesting to monitor the situation as it unfolds.

Does your organization need poetry for an event? Perhaps, you just want to express your feelings for a certain occasion. In any case, Express Poem can help you with customized poetry. Just fill out a simple form, and our experts will go to work crafting your masterpiece. Contact Express Poem, today, and get the process started.

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Poetry Still Matters

Every so often, a controversial opinion piece calls out something that you’re passionate about. That recently happened when CNN wrote an article that suggested poetry might not matter anymore. And, sure, with many schools getting away from the arts, poetry does seem to be less common in some areas these days. But, does that mean that poetry isn’t relevant anymore in our world? An Elko Daily article says the answer to that is definitely pro poetry.

Like many, the Elko Daily was not happy with CNN’s gentle hint that poetry might not matter anymore. Though it is referring to cowboy poetry in this case, the piece provides some nice examples of why poetry is still alive and well. It may be referring to one specific type, but it is just one example of many. There are other genres of poetry that had the same reaction to the CNN article, and their own responses. There is no doubt that poetry still matters to many people in our world.

If you believe poetry still matters, prove it by writing your own! If you don’t think you have the creativity, it is always cool to get a little help. Express Poem can write a custom poem for your specific request. All you have to do is fill out a simple form, and your masterpiece will be ready in a flash. Contact Express Poem, today, and get the process started.

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August Poetry

We are officially well ensconced in August, and that means the majority of us are dealing with high temperatures.  As people cram into rooms with solid air conditioning, poetry might not be on the forefront of your mind. However, what better way to deal with your heat fueled emotions than with poetry? August is as good a time for poetry as any – just talk about the weather! If you need some help getting inspired for August poetry, check out today’s excerpt from Thomas Hardy, called “An August Midnight.”

“A shaded lamp and a waving blind,
And the beat of a clock from a distant floor:
On this scene enter–winged, horned, and spined –
A longlegs, a moth, and a dumbledore;
While ‘mid my page there idly stands
A sleepy fly, that rubs its hands…” – Thomas Hardy

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Heat Themed Poetry

Unless you are in a lucky location, summer will inevitably be hot. And, as you are sitting there, possibly sweating, you may be struck by the desire to write some poetry. A poem is a great way to turn your feelings of being hot into an art form. You wouldn’t be the only one, either, as hot weather themed poetry is nothing new. Today’s poetry excerpt comes from William Ernest Henley’s “Ballade Made In The Hot Weather.”

“Fountains that frisk and sprinkle
The moss they overspill;
Pools that the breezes crinkle;
The wheel beside the mill,
With its wet, weedy frill;
Wind-shadows in the wheat;
A water-cart in the street;” – William Ernest Henley

Poetry is a creative way to deal with your heat related frustrations. However, if you need some help creating your poem, you can go with Express Poem. All the custom poetry service needs is for you to fill out a short form, and the experts will go to work creating your masterpiece. You can be sure that things will be tailor made for your exact request. Contact Express Poem, today, and get the creative process underway.

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New Poetry Books For Kids

As our society continues to move more and more towards digital dominance, some of the finer things get left behind. One could argue that poetry is one of those things that isn’t as popular as it used to be. Some schools are even cutting art/creative classes, further limiting poetry’s appeal on the younger generation. That is why it is so important that we reaffirm the importance of poetry for our kids. Luckily, The Guardian recently provided a list of 10 books that your child must read.

  • My Village. Rhymes from Around the World. Collected by Danielle Wright. Illustrated by Mique Moriuchi (Frances Lincoln)
  • Poems to Perform. A classic collection chosen by the children’s laureate, Julia Donaldson. Illustrated by Clare Melinsky (Macmillan)
  • All the Wild Wonders. Poems of our Earth. Edited by Wendy Cooling. Illustrated by Piet Grobler (Frances Lincoln)

You can read about all ten choices on the article. Some of these may make a great gift for your little one! However, if you need a poem, yourself, Express Poem can help you out of a jam. All we need is for you to fill out a simple form, and our experts will go to work creating your masterpiece. Contact Express Poem, today, and let us start on your custom poem.

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