Put a little tough hope in your summer survival toolkit. Join us as we read “Hatchet” by Gary Paulsen for this month’s Children’s Book Club.
What happens when your coffee shop has no shop? Join author L.L. Barkat for a discussion of the poem “Rider” and thoughts on resilience.
“After So Many Fires” by poet Jeremiah Webster brings us into a different landscape different from many contemporary collections – a landscape of hope.
Poets over the ages have written Christmas verse, but some Christmas poems turn out to be written by someone else! Includes great Christmas poem examples.
The most famous poem of World War I, “In Flanders Fields” by John McCrae, lives on today as the genesis of the Memorial Poppy.
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.
Maya Angelou was an unlikely candidate for literary success. But she reinvented herself, more than once.
A day spent celebrating love—to launch Love, Etc. Sharing quotes, a live reading, chocolates. What’s not to love?
Poetry at Work, a life-changing book? That is our great hope.
Poets House is a place of reclamation, of your past and of your future.
What if you paired poetry with music? Daniel Sperry has done just that, beautifully.
Be a tattoo that has had to share the body that bears it. How do you feel about the other tattoos?
Come discuss the Yo-Yo Ma section of “Four Sarabandes, ” in today’s poetry classroom.
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.
Rock music contains poetry, as do the instruments and voices that speak it. Jethro Tull’s “Acres Wild” shows us the way.
Welcome to the poetry classroom. What is the power of looking up? Or writing down.
Reclusive Emily Dickinson is the perfect poet for Take Your Poet to Work Day if you work from home. She won’t even complain if you work in your pajamas—she’ll be ghosting about in a house dress that’s as white as the bed linens.
Emily Dickinson was a prolific poet, yet fewer than a dozen of her almost 1, 800 poems were published during her lifetime.