We have all been thrust into a new season, and it hasn’t been easy (to say the least). Callie Feyen introduces us to baiku, a haiku about saying goodbye. So that we can say hello to the new.
Join author Megan Willome as she learns William Blake’s ‘The Tyger’ By Heart. And shares a tiger poem by Newbery-winner Nancy Willard too.
Author Nicole Gulotta introduces our next book club, Wild Words, a book that serves as a gentle guide to navigating the writing life through its seasons.
Richard Maxson reflects on the miracles of our pandemic days, the occurrences that don’t just happen but are a result of hope, faith and effort.
Join author Megan Willome as we read a graphic novel of ‘The Yellow Wall-Paper’ using Emily Dickinson’s poem ‘Much Madness is divinest Sense–’ as our guide.
Sunsets, a lake, a ukulele, and a lot of walks mark the days of shelter-at-home in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex for our editor Will Willingham.
“The Kingdom,” the new chapbook by poet Matt Duggan, returns to what’s past, leaving you wondering if the past never really was.
Author Callie Feyen considers all the things unsaid in her weekly poetry prompt—things we can re-see with a little rearranging and remembering.
For National Poetry Month, create an ‘I Love Poetry Moment,’ following the example of Ashley M. Jones and the Magic City Poetry Festival.
In times of crisis, there’s a kind of heroism in telling the story, and preserving our humanity.
Join author Megan Willome as we read a graphic novel of ‘The Yellow Wall-Paper’ using Emily Dickinson’s poem ‘Tell all the truth but tell it slant–’ as our guide.
The poems of “Saudade” by U.K. poet Nigel Kent remind us that, even in the deepest regret, one can find a melancholy pleasure.
Join author Megan Willome for Children’s Book Club, in which she learns why bunnies are way scarier than tigers in ‘Fear the Bunny.’ (This picture book not approved by William Blake.)
It’s simple to participate. Just find a few poems of beauty, comfort, or hope to share—from a site like Poetry Foundation.
Join author Megan Willome as we read a graphic novel of “The Yellow Wall-Paper” using Emily Dickinson’s poem “‘Hope’ is the thing with feathers–” as our guide.
In “Inside Out,” Marjorie Maddox has assembled a series of poems about reading and writing poems. The poems show rather than tell, and it’s great fun.
Join author Callie Feyen in taking a look at the mysterious and lovely world of the sonnet, and experience one for yourself using a variety of easy tools.
Join author Megan Willome as she plunges into Ted Chiang’s ‘The Great Silence,’ with a parrot as a guide, just in time for Poetic Earth Month.
In these days of social distancing, Emily Dickinson proves a wonderful guide to the sustained solitude and isolation many are facing for the first time.
Celebrate National Poetry Month and Poetic Earth Month with us with a brand new Poetry Dare: Create a 30-day visual poetry journal using poems from Poetry on the Menu or Earth to Poetry.