Take Your Poet to Work Day is coming on the third Wednesday in July. For 2016, that’s July 20! This week, meet Irish poet Seamus Heaney.
A close look at the poet and artist William Blake provides some surprising facts about a man largely unknown in his own lifetime.
While you wait for your flowers to bloom and your garden to produce its fruit, enjoy this collection of 10 great garden poems.
Take Your Poet to Work Day is coming on the third Wednesday in July. For 2016, that’s July 20! This week, meet English poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
Egyptian-American poet and writer Yahia Lababidi is in love with words. That sounds like a trite thing to say – shouldn’t most poets be in love with words?
Take Your Poet to Work Day is coming on the third Wednesday in July. For 2016, that’s July 20! We kick off the release of this year’s poet collection with English Romantic poet William Wordsworth.
Extend the Joy of Poetry by being our Poetry Buddy. This week, we’re reading “Moonrise” by D. H. Lawrence together. Join us?
The biking trail presents the opportunity to experience natural poetry, like snakes, squirrels, deer, wild turkeys, and bald eagles.
Extend the Joy of Poetry by being our Poetry Buddy. This week, we’re reading Amy Lowell’s “White Currants” together. Join us?
Teow Lim Goh seeks meaning in an immigration detention center, while Marjorie Maddox seeks spiritual understanding in the the study of literature.
We’re extending The Joy of Poetry Book Club comment box with a group Poetry Buddy experience reading poems together. Join us.
Charles Sorley (1895-1915) was a poet whose “When You See Millions of the Mouthless Dead” was one of the best-known poems of World War I.
Poets have forever been writing about the night, both those things that go bump and the things that delight. Enjoy a sampling in this collection of 10 great night poems.
Poets Kelly Hansen Maher and Heather Derr-Smith write about lives as women, one on miscarriages and the other on relationships.
Poet and teacher Mark Yakich takes a serious and irreverent look at reading and writing poetry in “Poetry: A Survivor’s Guide.”
Poetry collections by Elizabeth Onusko and Athena Kildegaard show how poetry can diagnose society’s illnesses and problems.
As Poem on Your Pillow Day approaches, we’ve rounded up 10 great Pillow Poems so you can bring the joy of poetry to someone you love.
Charity Singleton Craig meets Indiana Poet Laureate Shari Wagner and considers how to make poetry more accessible to more people.