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?
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.
For the “track folk who just love the smell of Ethanol” and the “parade wavers” and “hot dog chompers,” Hoosier poet Adam Henze becomes the first official poet of the Indy 500 on its 100th run.
We’re extending The Joy of Poetry Book Club comment box with a group Poetry Buddy experience reading poems together. Join us.
The disenchantment of the acting life sends Richard Maxson toward the greater question of what will really bring him happiness.
Like Kipling’s lullaby, a poem that acknowledges the terrors of the night can help disarm them. Our discussion of Megan Willome’s The Joy of Poetry continues, with a look at poetry and dreams.
Poets Kelly Hansen Maher and Heather Derr-Smith write about lives as women, one on miscarriages and the other on relationships.
We enjoy a daily sharing over Every Day Poems on Twitter, inviting you to dip into poetry with us. Check out our favorite 10 lines from the last few months.
Go ahead, admit that sometimes poetry (and poets) can be a little weird. And then read a poem anyway. Our Joy of Poetry book club continues.
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.