From the drifting of free verse to the mooring of form the sea is just waiting for poetry to sail in. Enjoy ten great poems about ships, sailing, and boats.
Curiosity may have killed that one cat, but it’s likely more vital than dangerous. Our new book club explores Ian Leslie’s Curious: The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends
In our final discussion of Dark Times Filled with Light, we look at Juan Gelman’s masterful manipulation of language and the challenges of translation.
Web designer LW Lindquist has 10 great tips and tools to keep the sparkle (and security) in your WordPress website or blog.
Juan Gelman’s poems express both the power and impotence to effect change, all the while making clear poetry is not for the faint of heart.
The Poetry at Work Day celebration went on for days, from France to Finland. Here’s another round of delightful finds on Twitter and Instagram from hardworking poetic revelers.
In our first book club discussion of Juan Gelman’s Dark Times Filled with Light we consider our awakening to the world beyond our front door.
2017’s Poetry at Work Day left a few blanks to fill in, but also offered asteroid-mission limericks and a neurological rage against the dying of the light.
We announce our upcoming book club, reading together the poems of Juan Gelman’s Dark Times Filled With Light, taking to heart his encouragement to “find room in one another, humans.”
Our discussion of The Art of Stillness concludes with the suggestion to find a “second house in the week, ” a pause in our busy world of movement and connection.
When going on a great chicken chase, it might be useful to know these 10 things you didn’t know about chickens. Get the scoop from this amusing Life Notes edition!
The thought of being alone can feel daunting if for no other reason, because we are not, really. When we are alone, we are still with ourselves. Our book club discussion of The Art of Stillness continues.
We begin our book club discussion of Pico Iyer’s The Art of Stillness with the most simple and yet most difficult thing silence might ask of us: be still.
Join us on a trip to Nowhere in our new book club discussion of Pico Iyer’s The Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going Nowhere beginning December 7.
Our new infographic will teach you how to write an acrostic poem and have you writing poetry soup for every meal.
When you wind up in one of those places that feels like it has the makings of a B horror movie, you might as well start telling the story right then. LW Lindquist has an adjuster story reminding us of how storytelling can be a way of understanding.
Our celebration of Random Acts of Poetry Day was full of random poetic expressions popping up everywhere from cupcakes to the courthouse.
It’s Random Acts of Poetry Day, a day devoted to painting poetry in the public square. Share some poetry with your world (and make it better).