We continue our 50 States of Generosity series with a focus on Alaska, whose flag makes you look up at the night sky.
“The Illustrated Emily Dickinson” by Ryan Van Cleave introduces the poet and 25 of her best-known poems to younger audiences.
The bees have something to say—to Sue Hubbell, to Emily Dickinson, and to Sara Eddy, our Summer Lights poet.
Join author Callie Feyen as she watches Dickinson the Series, tries to crack the code of a Dickinson poem, and invites you to write your own code poem.
You’d be surprised by what men die for lack of. So, we’re going on a poem hunt to make things better. Plus, we’re learning an Abigail Carroll poem about poetry By Heart.
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.
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.
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 these days of social distancing, Emily Dickinson proves a wonderful guide to the sustained solitude and isolation many are facing for the first time.
On a frosty day in suburban Illinois, Tweetspeak’s Poet Laura, Tania Runyan, gathers up four hens and an Emily Dickinson collection for an adventure in reading poems to chickens.
Even after spending a month with Dickinson and her unnamed dog (there is an unnamed dog in Sendak’s story too), I still don’t know what the poem means. And I did not go looking for an interpretation of it. I simply enjoyed the poem, dashes and all, says Megan Willome.
“Grief Is the Thing with Feathers” by British author Max Porter is officially a novel, but it could also be poetry, or something else. And it’s wonderful.
Today is Poetry at Work Day 2018. Most poets have day jobs, because poetry isn’t that lucrative a profession. But poetry is inherent in all work.
Is Emily Dickinson’s ‘I Started Early – Took My Dog’ really just about the sea? Or is it something more? This poem analysis argues for transcendence.
We have a thing for Emily Dickinson. Sort of. This video of Emily’s I Started Early – Took My Dog can only make it…wetter. Um, better.
It’s Take Your Poet to Work Day. Check out coffee shop GIF winner and learn 3 great ways to celebrate with your poet at work today.
It’s Poem on Your Pillow Day! Learn the pillow’s history and the connection between hope, feathers, and pillows and celebrate sweet poetry dreams with us.
Thanksgiving, it seems, is at much an act of memory as of the present moment, a time of reflection. At least to hear Emily Dickinson tell it.
Artful chocolate, famous punk authors, poetry in the supermarket, and how to not write a novel. It’s the best in poetry: our monthly Top Ten Poetic Picks.
With access to technology, the Internet and new tools, organizations have come to believe institutional memory is not important. They’re wrong.