“Wing Strokes Haiku” is a collection of poems by Amy Losak and her mother, Sydell Rosenberg, and a tribute to Rosenberg.
An Updated Take on Keats’s Odes by Anahid Nersessian
“Keats’s Odes: A Lover’s Discourse” by Anahid Nersessian looks at the poet’s six great idea through a feminist/Marxist lens.
In Praise of Small Museums
London is famous for great museums, but it is the small museums, like one for Charles Dickens, that will steal your heart.
Poetry Prompt: Library of Memories
Which books have you seemingly outgrown but still treasure? Join Callie Feyen as she writes her daughters and tells them about the stories she hopes they won’t forget.
The Early Poetry of Langston Hughes
In his early poetry, Langston Hughes told the stories and experiences of Black people for both adults and children.
Poets and Poems: Dana Gioia and “Meet Me at the Lighthouse”
“Meet Me at the Lighthouse,” the new poetry collection by Dana Gioia, explores memory, family, and remembering what’s important.
Poetry Prompt: Queen Bees and the Poetry Question
Can you make poetry out of painful moments in your life? Join queen bees and author Callie Feyen as she (and Miley Cyrus) show you how.
Discovering a Forgotten Poet: J.V. Cunningham
Poet J.V. Cunningham defied the modernist fashion in poetry and published several collections of carefully crafted formalist poems.
Poets and Poems: Benjamin Myers at “The Family Book of Martyrs”
In “The Family Book of Martyrs,” poet Benjamin Myers writes about our hopes, our fears, and the things we love.
Poets and Poems: Laura Mullen and “After I Was Dead”
Finding “After I Was Dead: Poems” by Laura Mullen in a university bookstore reinvents a personal history and stokes memories of 50 years ago.
“Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard” – An Old Poem, a New Artwork
A new edition of the cherished poem “Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard” by Thomas Gray is a work of art in itself.
Poets and Poems: Nancy Murphy and “The Space Carved by the Sharpness of Your Absence”
In “The Space Carved by the Sharpness of Your Absence,” poet Nancy Murphy makes sense of loss, grief, pain, and separation.
Poetry Prompt: We’re Going On A Poetry Hunt – Part 1
New to poetry and unsure how to begin? Come along on a poetry treasure hunt. You’re sure to be inspired!
Hidden, or Ignored, by History: “Afro-Creole Poetry” by Clint Bruce
With the poetry collection “Afro-Creole Poetry,” Clint Bruce opens a forgotten, or ignored, chapter in American history and poetry.
Poet Matthew Hollis Writes a Biography of “The Waste Land”
In “The Waste Land: A Biography of a Poem,” poet Matthew Hollis tells the story of how T.S. Eliot’s poem came to be.
An Invitation: To Be In Each Other’s Orbit
Join author Callie Feyen as she encourages us to build a sharing list to help us better orbit each other this holiday season.
“A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens – and Megan Willome
Megan Willome loves “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens, and she has created an edition that’s a joy to read.
Poets and Poems: Tania Pryputniewicz and “The Fool in the Corn”
In “The Fool in the Corn: Poems,” Tania Pryputniewicz comes to terms with her unusual childhood and how it’s shaped her life.
Celebrate! A Christmas Carol Illustrated + Poetry Prompt
Come write a poem, to celebrate the release of the TS Classic edition of A Christmas Carol! This edition has prompts from poet Megan Willome.
Video: Earth Song: A Nature Poems Experience—Enchanting!
Get ready to be enchanted by this nature poems video, created especially for Earth Song: A Nature Poems Experience. We’d love to read a poem you write, inspired by your favorite moment!