Join author Megan Willome as she learns Naomi Shihab Nye’s “Kindness” By Heart and throws in a few thoughts on “The Sound of Music.”
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Some 24 manuscripts, dated from 1798 to 1839, exist for “The Prelude, ” the autobiographical poem by William Wordsworth; they show the poetry of revision.
Influenced by the American and French revolutions, William Wordsworth wrote poetry that used common language and spoke to feelings and imagination.
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.
< Return to All John Keats Addressed to the Same Great spirits now on earth are sojourning; He of the cloud, the cataract, the lake, Who on Helvellyn’s summit, wide awake, Catches his freshness from Archangel’s wing: He of the rose, the violet, the spring, The social smile, the chain for Freedom’s sake: And lo!—whose […]
The 93 poems of Earth Song, collected by Sara Barkat, focus on the earth as an immediate, real place—avoiding abstract, theoretical poetry.
Celebrate the Earth Song nature poems anthology by penning your own song to or from the earth. Whether mountains, floral majesties, or monarchs, the lyrics are yours to compose.
Enter into the Poetry of Earth Song Earth Song was born from a pivotal moment of personal connection with nature, while the world seemed burning with pandemic fever and climate fire. This anthology of eco-poetry gathered by editor Sara Barkat is infused with vision and care. Holding the collection is like cradling a rare crystal […]
“Threnody” by poet Donna Hilbert reminds us that lament is inspired by grief, which is in turn inspired by deep love.
You’d be surprised by what men die for lack of. So, we’re going on a poem hunt to make things better. Plus, we’re learning an Abigail Carroll poem about poetry By Heart.
The butterfly heralds the arrival of summer and invites childlike wonder. Our Poet Laura, Laura Boggess, shares a butterfly story and three butterfly poems.
The repetitive rural images of the Lake District provided inspiration for Jill Baumgaertner’s “Cumbria Pantoum.” What will inspire yours?
Can the villanelle come round again? Poet Richard Pierce responds to Dylan Thomas’s famous villanelle with a powerful one of his own.
In “30 Poems to Memorize (Before It’s Too Late),” editor David Kern and 13 other contributors remind us of why we love poetry.
When poets celebrate Take Your Poet to Work Day during a pandemic, it’s likely total pandemonium. Join Lucille Clifton, William Shakespeare, Emily Dickinson & more in a Zoom chat.
Our 2020 Take Your Poet to Work Day ready-for-work poet collection features our first living poet, Tweetspeak’s Poet Laura, Tania Runyan.
The poetry collection “Fording the Stream” by British poet Jessica De Guyat is centered in the idea of place, be it Lindisfarne, Iona, or the French Midi.
We continue our 2020 Take Your Poet to Work celebration with fabulous poet Countee Cullen.
We kick off the 2020 Take Your Poet to Work celebration with beloved poet Lucille Clifton.
“The Soul Is a Stranger in This World” by Micah Mattix takes a refreshing look at familiar contemporary poets—and at the role of poetry itself.