How did you spend Take Your Poet to Work Day? We want to know. Like this, from Callie Feyen. What a marvelous, ticklish, soul-jazz way to spend the day!Continue Reading
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Artful chocolate, famous punk authors, poetry in the supermarket, and how to not write a novel. It's the best in poetry: our monthly Top Ten Poetic Picks.Continue Reading
Can night poetry have sunshine? If you're Emily Dickinson, you might find a way to mix dark and light by speaking symbolically.Continue Reading
Reclusive Emily Dickinson is the perfect poet for Take Your Poet to Work Day if you work from home. She won't even complain if you work in your pajamas—she'll be ghosting about in a house dress that's as white as the bed linens.Continue Reading
Using a paragraph of prose from Kristin LeMay's "I Told My Soul To Sing," Kimberlee Conway Ireton crafts -- and explains how to write -- a found poem.Continue Reading
In "I Told My Soul to Sing: Finding God with Emily Dickinson," Kristin LeMay uses 30 poems to navigate the rocks of belief, prayer, and mortality. LeMay's Dickinson is remarkably human. Glynn Young reviews this new volume and has a giveaway.Continue Reading