World War I was a conflict made for poetry, and it made a lot of it. But what did the soldiers themselves read?
What can reading Ulysses in the woods teach us about changing education and throwing out the idea of homework? A whole lot.
When you think Huffington Post, what comes to mind? It might not be poetry. But poetry is at the heart of Arianna Huffington and her book Thrive.
The newly published translation of “Beowulf” by J.R.R. Tolkien is both poetic prose and a reminder of the epic’s influence on “The Lord of the Rings.”
Missed the Academy of American Poets “Poetry and the Creative Mind” gala? Here’s our recap, in classic Top Ten format.
The Tweetspeak team offers our best wishes for a happy, creative, and prosperous new year, and a New Years poem to start your 2014.
Night poetry can be the poetry of promise. In the darkness, we can focus on what is most pressing, we can dream, we can make promises to ourselves or others
Wishing you and yours a joyous holiday, and if your Christmas calls for a small apology, perhaps a Christmas poem would do.
Night poetry can be the poetry of acquaintance. With the light narrowed, we pull in close to things that are near.
Poetry at Work, a life-changing book? That is our great hope.
What if you paired poetry with music? Daniel Sperry has done just that, beautifully.
Ghazal poetry sings the ache. For a lover, yes. But also, at times, for simple loss. Sing the ache of what cannot be reclaimed, in your ghazal poem.
October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Here we feature the beautiful art of Michael Wasserman and peek into his favorite poems.
Ghazal poetry is poetry of longing. Check out these easy instructions for How to Write a Ghazal. And smile at “Hip-Hop Ghazal, ” by Patricia Smith.
Moving video poem: “Mortal Ghazal, ” by Luisa A. Igloria
Be a tattoo that has had to share the body that bears it. How do you feel about the other tattoos?
Welcome to the poetry classroom. Today we’re discussing “Violin at Sea.”
Think of a secret you want or need to preserve. Put it in a bottle or can. Will it go in easily? This is poetry. We don’t need to know the actual secret.
Every weekday morning, we send a carefully-chosen poem, along with beautiful artwork, out to eagerly awaiting inboxes around the world. Here are our top recent Every Day Poems.
The writing life should be simpler than this, right? No, it’s not easy, and it never will be. Because we want to be famous. And that’s good, and not.