What kinda shoes rock you? Put ’em in a poem, and rock us too.
Want a great poetry discussion? Start with simple breathing.
Welcome to our poetry classroom with Marjorie Maddox Hafer. Today we’re discussing the relief in a storm.
This is not the poetry of Mideast politics but the poetry of people – peoples – caught up in Mideast politics, whether the scene is set in the Auschwitz death camp or the Aida refugee camp.
Like most poetry built on refrains, the villanelle steers away from narrative ideals, away from conversation and linear exchange
From the time I was 8 until I was 14, I spent a week each summer at my grandmother’s house in Shreveport. I would sleep in the second bedroom, which was always called “the back room” even though it and my grandmother’s bedroom formed the back of the house. It was the room with a […]
Edgar Allan Poe published his 1st poetry collection in 1827, at 18 years old. A tendency to run up debts & gamble kept him in constant state of reinvention.
Dream and love poems, from the pollen of a sunflower to blue sky and a curry leaf. Plus, a poem on the pain of senility.
Surreal poetry on Zombie Girl, wine, better homes and how-not-to-be-boring.
Jack Gilbert’s poems are lyrical and clean, like clear ice.
Cinnamon, clove, chili, thyme. Exotic poems with herbs and spices.
Americana poem peeks into New Orleans, white columns, and water washed.