SAT questions should test creativity and sense of humor. This one from Sara Barkat certainly does.
An evocative poem analysis focusing on the imagery in Dover Beach. Insightful and intriguing, from student writer Sara Barkat.
An intriguing poem analysis of Adrienne Rich’s ‘Diving into the Wreck.’ Students, teachers, writers, this is for you! Includes poem, theme, tone, and more…
An evocative, insightful analysis of Sexton’s “Her Kind, ” from student writer Sara Barkat. Hold on to your hat!
A series of Edward Gorey-like illustrations and poems that chronicle the concocted demise of favorite literary and movie characters. Next up: a Star Trek trio.
In the spirit of Edward Gorey, a series of illustrations and poems that chronicle the demise of favorite literary characters. Poem 1: Holmes and Watson.
Who committed the Barbie crime? The dolls (and the horse) are on the Barbie case.
“Under a stone lies a poem that you once wrote to me.” Beautiful animation.
Writing short fiction is a marvelous playground for the poet to develop the essential ingredients of great poems. Try your hand at our “encounter” prompt today.
Sara Barkat retells the story of Little Red Riding Hood in the style of a graphic novel. Can you find a poem in the images?
What if inspiration struck, and this happened to you? Our poor Poet never seems to find his sweet spot.
The poet writes again, and the sky’s the limit.
If you’ve been following our Poet, you know he got his poetic license back, but only on probation. Community service: write for the Local Senior Ladies Club.
The Poet enters a plea to get his poetic license back.
In the last edition of the ‘The Poet, ‘ our wordsmith lost his poetic license and turned to journalism. Here he is, on the new job…
What happens when the poet tries to pay his bill with poetic license?