American Mary Borden married a missionary, financed a hospital in World War I France, had an affair, published novels — and wrote poetry.
Sara Teasdale lived 34 of her 48 years in St. Louis; she was born and buried there, and St. Louis can claim her as one of its own poets.
The poets of Instagram are helping to revitalize the reading of poetry, and r.h. Sin is one of them. His new collection is “I Hope This Reaches Her in Time.”
The poems of “From Professor Murasaki’s Notebooks” by John Latham linger in the mind, and in the heart, long after the reading is done.
Dave Malone may write about his beloved Missouri Ozarks, but the poems he writes are universal, and about family, friends, and geography.
St. Valentine’s Day may be a huge industry today, but it started with an imprisoned priest, a young girl, and a letter in ancient Rome.
A single strand of dark red ribbon winds its way around the ebony locks of Bess, the innkeeper’s daughter, creating a love knot. Entwine a poetic knot of love this week and write your own clove-hitch of the heart.
Songwriter Leonard Cohen is also a poet, and in “Songs and Poems, ” he mixes song lyrics with poetry, suggesting there’s little difference.
Take Your Poet to Work Day is coming on the third Wednesday in July. For 2016, that’s July 20! This week, meet English poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
As Poem on Your Pillow Day approaches, we’ve rounded up 10 great Pillow Poems so you can bring the joy of poetry to someone you love.
British Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, the first woman to hold the post, writes powerful and beautiful poetry.
Poetry is often used to describe relationships, as recent collections by Dinah Dietrich and Diane Lockward show.
Dave Malone contemplates all that remains unmarked by calendars in his love poem, Unmarked.
Donald Hall says he can’t write poetry any more. His new “Selected Poems” demonstrates the sufficiency of what he’s written.
What does the lover hold in her hand on Sundays? Tiny Machine, a beautiful love poem.
How can we read a poem aloud in a way that captures its essence? With these five tips, reading poetry aloud can be done with intentionality and confidence.
Tweetspeak Poetry’s most recent Twitter party resulted in ten poems about lemonade, lightning, bread, gears, a locomotive, and an equation — of bees.
This year Poem on Your Pillow Day falls on Cinco de Mayo. Take these 10 tempting poems to bed or to the festival!
These love poems by Dave Malone are part of the geography of the Ozarks, and the interior geography of a profound, passionate love.
Yes, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, but there is still time to treat your Love to one or more of these luscious love poem books.