“You Are Here” by Leon Stokesbury combines new poems and previously published poems to provide insight, emotion, and even humor.
The poems of “Terrapin and Other Poems” by Wendell Berry contain an essential and childlike innocence; the illustrations by Tom Pohrt match that innocence.
Sometimes we want to be the hero and other times, the villain. It’s good to have choices. Join us for Photo Play and pick your side.
We’ve rounded up the funniest songs ever, to keep your holidays light (even hilarious). From rock to pop, opera to country, we’ve got the best funny songs!
Aaron Belz, often associated with the New York School, has a new collection of poems, “Glitter Bomb.” And it is a fun collection to read.
“Collected Poems” by Ron Padgett covers more than 50 years of work, summing up a life lived in the creation of poetry.
Join us while we explore the funny and sometimes cringe-worthy moments of our past. It promises to be the cheesiest poetry prompt yet.
The top 100 FedEx Small Business contest winners are in. And they are looking marvelously poetic. (Amusement at no extra charge.)
Plan a poetry date with a friend, sibling, co-worker, lover. Choose a poet, a venue, a snack or a drink, and read to each other. Today’s date: Tolkien!
Night poetry can be the poetry of acquaintance. With the light narrowed, we pull in close to things that are near.
Cats have a long history that can be plumbed and poeticized—from Egypt to China, Greece to Japan.
Cat poems are sometimes grumpy cat poems. Write yours catalog style?
Cat poems are sometimes funny poems. Especially if the cat is the one who wrote them! Come now, be the cat.
For Poets and Poems this week, we feature Poet Billy Collins’ new collection, Aimless Love–a welcome addition to his body of work.
Ghazal poetry sometimes asks the big questions. Who am I? Why am I here? And, for that matter, why are you?
A series of Edward Gorey-like illustrations and poems that chronicle the concocted demise of favorite literary and movie characters. Next up: a Star Trek trio.
The title of a poem sets the stage. In today’s post we break down how changing a title could create an entirely different poem, plus feature 9 more poems with make-or-break titles.
In the spirit of Edward Gorey, a series of illustrations and poems that chronicle the demise of favorite literary characters. Poem 1: Holmes and Watson.
A witty poetry video featuring, well, a mouse. An entertaining animated poem, from Billy Collins.
What makes for funny poems? Maybe the same things that make any writing funny. Enjoy a laugh and these ten funny poems.