Dave Malone may write about his beloved Missouri Ozarks, but the poems he writes are universal, and about family, friends, and geography.
Extend the Joy of Poetry by being our Poetry Buddy. This week, we’re reading “Moonrise” by D. H. Lawrence together. Join us?
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.
Dave Malone contemplates all that remains unmarked by calendars in his love poem, Unmarked.
What does the lover hold in her hand on Sundays? Tiny Machine, a beautiful love poem.
With Valentine’s Day approaching, discover the history of the “Roses are red” poem and reimagine it with us—maybe even as a sestina—in our new Roses are Red Poetry Prompt.
Russian poet Marina Tsvetaeva (1892-1941) used love as a compass in her poetry, in the face of monumental tragedies she experienced in her country.
A day spent celebrating love—to launch Love, Etc. Sharing quotes, a live reading, chocolates. What’s not to love?
Good love poems aren’t always about love. Sometimes, they are about chocolate (its own kind of love). Try this collection of rich, dark chocolate poems.
Did Jane Austen play video games? Did William Carlos Williams really eat the plums? Did Ben Franklin think flying was useful? It’s another week of the best in poetry and poetic things: Our Top 10 Poetic Picks.
Have you ever opened a can, only to find something unexpected? Now’s your chance.
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.
Welcome to the poetry classroom. Today we’re discussing Anniversary Coffee. Is it a good cup? Let’s drink up and see.
Welcome to this month’s poetry classroom, with poet Tania Runyan, author of A Thousand Vessels and Simple Weight.
Love’s big day is upon us, and we don’t want you to be without a good love poem, so we’ve gathered up a list of ten of our favorites. Maybe you have another you’d like to share in the comments?
Even if you have not read Christopher Marlowe’s famous poem, “The Passionate Shepherd to his Love, ” you probably know its poetry anyway. Really.
In this month’s poetry classroom, author and literature professor Karen Swallow Prior will be treating us to a discussion of classic love poetry—beginning with Shakespeare.
A poem for Christmas by L.L. Barkat: Ghost of Christmas Present.