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Monday, May 24, 2021
No one is coming out of the pandemic unaffected. Write a poem about how this past year changed you.
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Attacks against Asian Americans have increased since the coronavirus pandemic began. Tell us how you cope with this anti-Asian violence and discrimination in the form of a list poem.
Friday, January 01, 2021
It was a tough year. NPR's Morning Edition asked what helped get you to 2021. Some people turned to art or letter writing. And others found escape by following a steer named Crouton online.
Thursday, November 26, 2020
While many are not spending Thanksgiving with family and friends, connecting virtually is keeping people close and thankful for each other.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
As 2020 unfolds, it may feel like one crisis comes after the next. Morning Edition wants to know how that affects your political decisions in the upcoming election.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Morning Edition is asking for poems reacting to the death of Ahmaud Arbery, a black man shot and killed while jogging in Glynn County, Ga. Create one based on how you feel in this moment.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Morning Edition resident poet Kwame Alexander wants to read your poems that respond to art. He's selected two paintings from which to draw inspiration: one by Salvador Dali and one by Kadir Nelson.
Thursday, January 16, 2020
Have you had a New Year's resolution that only lasted a few days? Tell us about it in a couplet — a short and sweet poem with two lines that rhyme.
Thursday, December 05, 2019
The Alabama woman's civil rights activism did not begin or end with her famous refusal to move to the back of a bus in segregated Montgomery, a new exhibit of her writings, documents and photos shows.
Thursday, November 28, 2019
Poet Kwame Alexander creates a poem from submissions about tennis, baseball, ballet, track, football, basketball and hockey, as well as themes of winning and losing and technique and talent.
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
With the phrase "quid pro quo" all over the news, Morning Edition wants to hear about the nature of favors. What kind of expectations do you have around doing something for someone else?
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Morning Edition's resident poet Kwame Alexander compiled your poems inspired by memories of home, and the final crowdsourced poem is full of rich details of where you're from.
Monday, August 19, 2019
NPR's Morning Edition wants to hear about the people or places you come from. Drawing on all five senses, craft a poem about your home, using memories and your own words.
Monday, July 01, 2019
The haiku that listeners sent us about summer evoked all kinds of memories. Some said the season reminds them of ice cream or trips to the beach. Others shared precious memories of young love.