If you're not known for your way with words, writing a poem for your Valentine -- no matter how much you love him or her -- probably feels like an impossible feat. But imagine if you could just tell a professional poet how you feel, and the poet could in turn write the love poem for you?
They say they know they have done a job when they their clients cry. When I got mine I laughed, I cried, I got goose bumps...It's probably the best gift I have ever (or rather will ever) give… and this is coming from a writer. Truly, there is a magic to Poetry Salon that most presents simply are unable to possess. The poems are the extraction of the essence, the breath, the life force of your love...Get this gift. You will not regret it.
I’ve been doing a lot of thinking lately about how fragile life is and how we need to use every opportunity we have to let the people we love know how much they mean to us...With a network of 600 poets, Poetry Salon will go over your answers to their questions carefully in order to match you with the poet who will best be a fit for your situation. How cool is that? You get your very own, hand-picked poet to create this special gift. I kind of wish someone would write me a poem as a gift because I think it’s something I would treasure always.
Founder of Poetry Salon, Jennifer Styperk, is the featured guest on this evening's "Amplify." She discusses poetry, reads select poems and discusses the successes of Poetry Salon over the past year.
10 Great Gifts for Travelers
Photos, scrapbooks, and videos are all well and good, but nothing personalizes your travel experience like a poem. The scribes at Poetry Salon, founded by graduates of California Institute of the Arts, will interview you and custom craft your thoughts into verse. It’s then printed on handmade paper and presented in a box, a frame or, our favorite, a hollowed-out cork, maybe from the champagne toast from your wedding or that moonlit night on the beach - a modern take on the message in a bottle.
Valentine's Day, Or Any Day, Give the Gift of Words—The Right Ones
Poets see metaphors and imagery, they hear refrains and music in our language. By sharing your story with a published poet matched to you, we are able to create a lens into your relationship and create an intimate, meaningful moment when you read your poem to your muse. Even a poet gains from having another reflect deeply on their memories and bring to light what we often can't see in front of us.
Being a Total Rock Star isn't Easy!
I was thrilled to meet this amazing entrepreneur rock star poet!
You love your husband/mother/best friend with all your heart, but you’re not exactly Elizabeth Barrett Browning when it comes to articulating your emotions. Enter Poetry Salon...Though you don’t need a particular reason to commission a love sonnet, that pesky February holiday strikes us as an especially good occasion to wax poetic.
I know how priceless these type of poems truly are...The first night ever doing a reading at an Open Mic event was nerve-wracking but I managed to invite my friends (including my husband who was just a friend back then) and I stood on stage reading, aloud, a poem I had written for and about him. It was intense and I recall looking him in the eye...
A Pittsburgh native is opening her poetry salon to the entire world to help capture the perfect words to describe any occasion. Sue Robinson told Channel 4 Action News' Mike Clark that she was overwhelmed with emotion when she received a personal poem her three children commissioned for her as a birthday gift to express their love.
Woman's web-based endeavor offers personalized poems. Jennifer Styperk, a former parishioner of St. Anne in Castle Shannon, has launched the first online bespoke poetry service, offering personalized poems by published poets for special occasions... [Jennifer Styperk] whose works have appeared in the Denver Quarterly, the Texas Observer, Open City and online publications, she said on founding Poetry Salon (www.poetrysalon.com), 'I became inspired to share the transformative powers of poetry with others.' ...to help them honor an individual and 'celebrate milestones with poems that last forever.