“On the Occasion of a Wedding,” the debut collection by poet Ollie Bowen, celebrates various kinds of love shared by two people.
Join author Megan Willome as she learns Edgar Allan Poe’s “Annabel Lee” By Heart and wonders why Poe never made a workout video.
The poetry of Catharine Savage Brosman, especially in her later collections, is about travel, and the love she has for her “then and now again” husband.
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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.