The history of Yellowstone leads to its conservation as a national treasure “for the benefit and enjoyment of the people.” Join us and write some poetry about Yellowstone and experience a little geography love, too.
Learn the surprising continuity of thought that links Barkat’s life as an author to her life as a publisher. The thoughts were, and still are, for you.
The annual worldwide celebration of Poetry at Work Day is coming January 10. Start getting your workplace ready with our free new 2017 poster designs.
Now, perhaps more than ever, it’s important to make room in our literary conversations for those poets whose voices were, or have been, or are still silenced because they dared to be our lanterns.
In times of great change – political, social, economic – we turn to poetry to make sense of what seems nonsensical, to comfort, to explain, says poet Jane Hirshfield.
Give thanks for “the vines of the gourd and the rich melon run” with a Thanksgiving poem, The Pumpkin by John Greenleaf Whittier.
Is succotash something to be suffered or savored? Laura Lynn Brown offers a warm reflection on the dish, with a savory succotash poem and Thanksgiving recipes.
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.
“Wife,” winner of the Forward Prize for best first collection, challenges our notions of what marriage mean, but ends up reaffirming the idea of commitment.
Milk is a significant part of the human story. Milk is a part of our beginnings. Pour yourself a glass, pull up a chair, and write poetry with us about milk and life.
Thank You Notes is a monthly prompt that focuses on expressing our thanks to a particular person, place, or thing. This month, we’re crafting thank-you’s to potatoes, parsnips, and other root vegetables.
Take High Tea beside pristine waters and mountains ranging down-lake in receding tiers, azure to palest blue with Laurie Klein at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.
Forward Prize winner Vahni Capildeo and her “Measures of Expatriation” challenge our notions of what a poetry collection is and can be.
Kindness is the fruit of empathy and understanding. Just as poetry inspires our thoughts, words, and actions, let us inspire one another with poems about small kindnesses.
Liberated from a concentration camp, Gerda Klein recited a line from German poet Goethe—a reminder of the healing power of poetry and art.
Dheepa Maturi reflects on her little Queens, New York, courtyard and its open-minded, open-hearted embrace, which welcomed and encircled and protected her.
Some 24 manuscripts, dated from 1798 to 1839, exist for “The Prelude,” the autobiographical poem by William Wordsworth; they show the poetry of revision.
Butter is one of the oldest known food sources and has been a constant symbol of life well-lived. Join us as we help ourselves to the butter and slather on an extra helping of it to our poetry.