Take a poetic trip with this fine group of talented poets—in a capstone evening reading event for National Poetry Month. Bring your travel mug and keys!
How can a mashup lead to a sonnet like Tom C. Hunley’s? See the cool exercise that can make it happen.
We continue our 50 States of Generosity series with a focus on Washington and its state waterfall: Palouse Falls. Plus a poetry prompt!
Elise Paschen shows us how it’s all about teleutons if you want your mysterious possibility in your sestina.
When your ode is also a sonnet. Ron Wallace shows how a golden form poem decided to play with expectations (and intentions).
Chapters 3 and 4 of The Great Gatsby are full of mystery, contradictions and linguistic switch-ups as the books themes begin to take shape.
When you begin a poem, do you ever feel like a particular form is calling? Isaac Willis shares why he chose the sonnet for this architect love poem…
The 47 sonnets of “How Does He Love Me?” by Brad Lussier remind us that love is transcendent, eternal and unchanging.
What if you want to match a physical sensation to a poetic form? Maureen E. Doallas shows you how, in this pantoum from ‘How to Write a Form Poem.’
Ready to travel into the world of form poetry? Join author Callie Feyen as she compares dreaming with writing poetry.
You could win two books from the popular “How To” trio, when you tell us your poetry story. You can tell it in prose or poetry. We might even ask to publish it!
What do you do when the tap goes dry? Join our Children’s Book Club for a YA climate change thriller, “Dry.”
How can you discover your poetic habits and create new ones that change your poetic music? Poet David Wright’s cello-based sonnet shows the way.
She never dreamed she’d be a Cacao Chemistry chocolate artist. Then a dream came true, and so did the ganache and gold leaf.
What happens when you begin to erase parts of a text? Can poetry rise to the surface? Katie Manning made it so, with the book of Ecclesiastes.
What is your region inspiring you to write? For poet Chip Livingston, the shores of Uruguay simply begged to speak through a pantoum.
In the first installment of our book club, Tania Runyan introduces The Great Gatsby characters—human and otherwise—and invites readers to a Gatsby sestina.
What if you have no words for a layered, mysterious experience? The ghazal might be just your form. It was for Dheepa Maturi, who speaks through dance.
In “The Gift of Life: An Epic in Verse,” poet Amanda Hall employs some 500 sonnets to tell a story of love amid contemporary life and culture.
What can the villanelle offer a poet? Ashley M. Jones has a suggestion—and a container for obsession or sorrow.