Dave Malone contemplates all that remains unmarked by calendars in his love poem, Unmarked.
From the open stacks to the creaking wood floors, Charity Singleton Craig recalls the “best buildings” of the Carnegie Library legacy.
Young poet Sarah Howe has won the prestigious T.S. Eliot Prize for her collection “Loop of Jade.” And a beautiful collection it is.
Is the hustle and bustle of city life for you, or do you prefer the quiet, laid-back lifestyle of the country? Join us as we glean from the perspective of the town mouse and the country mouse with poetry.
Callie Feyen learned a lot about storytelling from Willie Nelson when he was awarded the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song in Washington, D.C.
Bill Watterson’s characters shed light on the creative imagination of a child. But the beloved comic strip is also quite poetic. Here are 10 great Calvin & Hobbes poems.
Our coloring page poems series brings the fun stress relief of coloring pages and poetry together, today with “The Snow Man” by Wallace Stevens.
Danniel Schoonebeek’s “American Barricade” is an important collection blending the personal with the social and stressing the importance of language.
Pack your bags. We’re whisking you away on a dream getaway, if only in our imaginations. Write a poem about the luxurious destination you’ve dreamed of visiting. We already feel relaxed. Join us!
In our latest Memoir Notebook, Michelle Rinaldi Ortega travels to Paris and encounters Ernest Hemingway and his Moveable Feast.
Sandra Heska King tours the Science & Culture Museum at Michigan State U, discovering culture through teapots, quilts, hats and illegal hatpins.
Our coloring page poems series brings the fun stress relief of coloring pages and poetry together, today with Robert Frost’s “Birches.”
In fictional and almost poetic form, Andy Owen describes what has gone by such names as shell shock and battle fatigue but we know as PTSD.
Dust off your cape or your princess cone hat and come along on an adventure with us. We’re reclaiming our childhood imagination and writing poetry about our wildest dreams.
Kristen Dupard and Philip Levine discuss their shared love of poetry and Levine’s poem “What Work Is.”
Both Jen Karetnick and E. Kristin Anderson use subjects in popular culture to inspire their poetry: Karetnick writes about food; Anderson, about the pop star Prince.
Watching a sleeping dog running in place makes us wonder what they’re dreaming of. Come learn a little about dog dreams. Then, write some poetry about the slumbering mind of man’s best friend.
A workshop that will help you write the best stories—to sell or to share. Starts February 29.