Happy National Poetry Month!

It’s National Poetry Month, and we’ll be celebrating all month long with prompts, poems, and other poetic excitement. But to get your poetry in motion now, here are some resources from the Figment archives:

Talking Poetry
Jandy Nelson on Turning Poetry into Prose
Shannon Hale on Princesses, Poetry, and Pudding
Alex Lemon Interview
Ada Limon Interview
Interview with Figmenter V. Gregan, winner of Story in Verse contest
Gabrielle Calvocoressi Interview
Figlitchat Recap: Poetry
Favorite Poem Project 

Poetry Prompts
Craft Talk Found Poetry Prompt
Poetry Challenge Week: Prompt 1; Prompt 2; Prompt 3; Prompt 4; Prompt 5
Billy Collins Poetry Contest
Slam Poetry Contest Prompt
Poem A Day Challenge Prompts: Prompt 1, Prompt 2, Prompt 3, Prompt 4, Prompt 5

Poetry to Read
Poems from the Figment Library
Slam Poetry Challenge Entries
Figment’s Own Richard Larson 

Additional Poetry Goodness from Our Friends
New York Times Learning Network Found Poem Contest
New York Times Learning Network Poetry Pairings
National Writing Project: Poem In Your Pocket Day
National Writing Project Poetry Resources
She’s The First Guide: How to Host an Open Mic Night

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