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.
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.
Our celebration of Random Acts of Poetry Day was full of random poetic expressions popping up everywhere from cupcakes to the courthouse.
It’s Random Acts of Poetry Day, a day devoted to painting poetry in the public square. Share some poetry with your world (and make it better).
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.
Get ready for next week’s Poetry on Two Sides of the Pond with fun shareable graphics to celebrate Britain’s National Poetry Day and our Random Acts of Poetry Day.
Tweetspeak Poetry is collaborating with Britain’s Forward Arts Foundation to help celebrate National Poetry Day UK on Oct. 6.
“You Are Here” by Leon Stokesbury combines new poems and previously published poems to provide insight, emotion, and even humor.
New collections by poets Stephanie Rogers and Katie Manning are infused with a sense of loss, displacement, and a grittiness that fits their subjects.
When people ask Megan Willome why she wrote The Joy of Poetry, they are usually shocked when she tells them: “I was asked to.”
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.
What if you had a goal for every person in your city to encounter a poem all in one month. Where would you start? O, Miami Poetry Festival, for one.
Parachute Literary Arts hosts poetry festivals, libraries, and events at the iconic American amusement park, Coney Island.
We enjoy a daily sharing over Every Day Poems on Twitter, inviting you to dip into poetry with us. Check our our favorite 10 lines from the last few months.
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.”