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Common Core Picture Poems: Auden’s Musee des Beaux Arts

20 Comments 06 August 2014

Engage with poems from the Common Core with a dose of humor, beginning with our Picture Poems. We start this week with Musee des Beaux Arts by W. H. Auden.

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Take Your Poet to Work: Adrienne Rich

8 Comments 11 June 2014

Take Your Poet to Work Day will be here before you know it. Get ready now with this week's new poet, Adrienne Rich.

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Take Your Poet to Work Day is Coming July 16

19 Comments 28 May 2014

Take Your Poet to Work Day is coming July 16. We have a brand new crew of poets that are eager for the chance to go to work with you.

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Ghazal for a Gazelle: How to Write a Ghazal [Infographic]

16 Comments 16 October 2013

Have you tried your hand yet? Our new poetry infographic shows you how to write a ghazal, complete with a smiling gazelle.

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Blokes Who Write Bad Poetry: Black Bart

17 Comments 31 July 2013

With twenty-seven robberies and two poems to his credit, Black Bart was a legend. Kimberlee Conway Ireton answers with a poem to Black Bart.

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Serious Fun: How We Spent Take Your Poet to Work Day

21 Comments 19 July 2013

From Neruda driving the morning commute to T.S. Eliot settling down for a good night's sleep, we celebrated Take Your Poet to Work Day around the world. Enjoy a recap of our favorite images and tweets.

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It’s Take Your Poet to Work Day!

6 Comments 17 July 2013

When we first conceived of Take Your Poet to Work Day, I had no idea how complicated it would be to wrangle a herd of poets out the door and off to the job. And once we got going, it didn’t get any easier. Eliot kept trying to take the wheel.

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Take Your Poet to Work: Rumi

6 Comments 06 July 2013

Ever wish you could take your favorite poet along with you to work? You know, have Rumi help you mix the chemicals for that lab experiment you're working on. Or serve up a poet on a stick along with the sandwiches to your lunch customers. With Take Your Poet to Work Day just around the corner, now you can.

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Take Your Poet to Work: T.S. Eliot

18 Comments 22 June 2013

Take your favorite poet with you to work for Take Your Poet to Work Day coming up July 17. This week we're featuring poet T.S. Eliot.

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Take Your Poet to Work: Sara Teasdale

30 Comments 01 June 2013

Take your favorite poet with you to work for Take Your Poet to Work Day coming up July 17. This week we're featuring Sara Teasdale.

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Poetry Comics: The Poetry Industry

6 Comments 25 May 2013

Did you know? The Poetry Industry has its own park.

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Tweetspeak Exclusive: Yet Another Emily Dickinson Daguerreotype Discovered

7 Comments 25 September 2012

The recent discovery of a third daguerreotype of Victorian-era poet Emily Dickinson has historians scratching their heads.

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The Anthologist: Motion

13 Comments 01 August 2012

I found Paul Chowder at the Tip O’Neill building. He was in the passport office cajoling the bureaucrats into renewing his travel documents just days before his departure to Switzerland for some big international poetry doings because he didn’t realize he’d expired. I was there for my once-a-decade passport renewal even though I had no […]

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The Art of Immigration

13 Comments 26 July 2012

Did you know that our beloved Top 10 Columnist Matthew Kreider is in the midst of moving to Canada from the U.S.? Says Matthew, as he juggles the boxes… I dream of a world where artists oversee all matters pertaining to customs and immigration, where only Manchego cheese-eating poets ask me to document the contents […]

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