your valentine wants a poem.

the corporate holiday is here again. do something different. send your valentine* a one-of-a-kind poem. about anything you want.** *including, but not limited to: love (requited or not), gratitude, friendship, birds, coyotes, jellyfish. **don’t think you have a valentine? here is a list of potentials. pick one: your lover, want to be lover, jilted lover, secret crush, not-so-secret crush, mom, dad, baby (especially your soon-to-be born or christened),... Read More

the poetry store at

yes, it’s true. the poetry store, along with two other on demand poets, will be writing poems this sunday from 11am-4pm at SFMOMA’s koret visitor education center. this is a family event, so if you’ve got little ones, or can steal your friend’s for the day, bring them by and we will happily write you poems, free of charge and so much fun! here’s more info from Join in the museum’s... Read More

the poetry store is a holiday shop

the poetry store is here to help you meet all your crafty* holiday gift giving needs. this season, take back the sweater you got your mom, the tie you got your dad, the underwear you got your boyfriend. instead, stuff stockings with poems, decorate mom’s mantle with an illustrated poem, refresh dad’s nightstand with a framed poem, fill your book-loving boyfriend’s books with book mark poems, and order poems by post for your friends... Read More