Don Paterson is an important voice in British poetry and letters. He writes of both the light and the dark in life and in ourselves.
Get ready for the spookiest Halloween yet with these great tips for writing a Halloween poem from Tania Runyan.
Frank Stanford (1948-1978) embodied William Wordsworth’s “The Child is father of the Man” in both his life and his poetry.
In “Hagar Poems,” poet Mohja Kahf tells and retells the biblical story of Hagar, Abraham, and Sarah, weaving threads between ancient and contemporary times.
Have you tried our 5-day poetry prompt mini-series? We’re featuring 10 of our favorite community contributions based on prompts from How to Write a Poem.
“You Are Here” by Leon Stokesbury combines new poems and previously published poems to provide insight, emotion, and even humor.
In two new poetry collections, poet Jen Karetnick asks us to consider the reality behind what is often invisible, be it illness or climate change.
Songwriter Leonard Cohen is also a poet, and in “Songs and Poems,” he mixes song lyrics with poetry, suggesting there’s little difference.
Is it possible that without science there might be no poetry? Or could the opposite be true? Test the hypothesis with 10 great science poems.
Our coloring page poems series brings the fun stress relief of coloring pages and poetry together, today with Longfellow’s “The Tide Rises, The Tide Falls.”
A wrong shipment by Amazon turned into a discovery of poet John Holmes (1904-1962), who wrote his own poetry and encouraged other poets.
Tea and poetry go together like sand and surf, like wine and cheese, like Bogey and Bacall. Or is it the other way around? Enjoy these 10 fine tea poems.
“Spoon River Anthology” is one of the great works of American literature, and reading it a third time yields new insights.
British poet Norman Nicholson deserves to be remembered for his beautiful poems of the Cumbrian and western Lake District landscape.
For 75 cents, Glynn Young purchases a book of poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay and considers both the poet and the woman who wrote her name on the inside cover.
In “Mall Flower,” poet and writer Tina Barry combines poetry and short fiction to tell the story of a life – childhood, youth, and adulthood.
Just one more week until Take Your Poet to Work Day. For our final addition to our poet collection for 2016, meet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Can you imagine NBC or Fox holding a vote on America’s favorite poets? The British, however, take their poetry seriously and news coverage of Brexit is no exception.