Our poetry classroom features an Americana poem: “Kansas.” Discuss with the poet!
This week’s “Poets and Poems” highlights Patricia Smith’s work, including her poem “They Romp with Wooly Canines” and her performance of “Skinhead.”
Welcome to this month’s poetry classroom, with poet and professor David Wright. Come discuss “Iowa” at Tweetspeak Poetry.
A review of David Kirby’s “Talking About Movies with Jesus: Poems” that uses the style of the poems as the structure of the review.
A review of Lapse Americana: Poems by Benjamin Myers, a poetry volume focused on memory, childhood and understanding.
The sestina, like a song, helps us say what we want to say without really saying it.
Carl Sandburg (1878 – 1967) is another writer whose poetry, like Walt Whitman and Robert Frost’s, could qualify him as “America’s Poet.”
Americana poem peeks into New Orleans, white columns, and water washed.