After reading the 18 poems of “Prayershreds” by Bruce Beasley, you’ll find yourself, and your poetic head, in a very different place.
Take a cue from Mary Syzbist and Duchamp. Put a poem together that contains some unexpected Happy Ideas! (Blue velvet shoes, anyone?)
In “StairWell,” poet James Sale continues his Dante-like epic poem, a marvel of imagination and insight into postmodernism.
Today is Sherlock Holmes Day. What better time to write a poem to the sleuth? Or about him. Or about his associate Watson?
The 42 poems of “Accidental Garden” by Catherine Esposito Prescott consider the eternal question of whether life is planned or accidental.
Join author Callie Feyen as she explores a few French form poems! And play with how to write a French poem for yourself.
Edith Wharton not only wrote fiction and nonfiction; she also wrote poetry, publishing her first collection at age 16.
In “Skyscrape,” poet John Sibley Williams reaches for an understanding of the cultural by using the lens of the personal.
In “The Heart of American Poetry,” Edward Hirsch has written both a personal memoir and a love letter to American poetry.
In the Texas Hill Country city of Fredericksburg, an artist and a poet share an exhibition.
John Greenleaf Whittier, often called the “Abolitionist Poet,” rose from humble beginnings to become one of the great American poets of the 19th century.
“One Hundred Visions of War” by Julien Vocance uses the haiku form to deliver a powerful picture of war.
“Seren of the Wildwood” by poet and writer Marly Youmans is a marvelous epic poem of a young girl finding her way through life.
“Wing Strokes Haiku” is a collection of poems by Amy Losak and her mother, Sydell Rosenberg, and a tribute to Rosenberg.
The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is exhibiting the largest number of paintings ever assembled by Johannes Vermeer. You’re invited to write a poem to join in.
“Keats’s Odes: A Lover’s Discourse” by Anahid Nersessian looks at the poet’s six great idea through a feminist/Marxist lens.
London is famous for great museums, but it is the small museums, like one for Charles Dickens, that will steal your heart.
In his early poetry, Langston Hughes told the stories and experiences of Black people for both adults and children.
“Meet Me at the Lighthouse,” the new poetry collection by Dana Gioia, explores memory, family, and remembering what’s important.
In “Felicity,” Mary Oliver includes 18 love poems — something of a surprise for a poet not known for love poetry.