For Poetry at Work Day 2022, consider the names of the people you’ve worked with or work with now. You’re going to find poetry!
“Sir Gawain and the Green Night” continues to find readers and audiences, helped by modern translations and a movie with Dev Patel.
In “Too Many Seeds,” poet Gabrielle Myers uses food and nature to reflect upon life, meaning, and what we often take for granted.
Poet Tina Barry discovers a forgotten woman, and tells her story in “Beautiful Raft,” a work of fiction written as prose poems.
Try writing Song Title Poetry! All you need is a pad of sticky notes, a playlist of favorite songs, and your imagination.
Like a photograph, the poems of “With a Polaroid Camera” by Sarah Dickenson Snyder invite you to see what’s there — and what might be.
In “Learning to Pray,” poet Yahia Lababidi asks an eternal question: how do we fill the spiritual vacuum in our hearts?
The poems of “The Courage It Takes” by Kelly Chripczuk tell the story of the disconnect between inner self and outer reality.
In “Sometimes I Never Suffered,” poet Shane McCrae uses the historical figure of a mixed-race boy to tell a larger story.
To read the poems of “The Green Man” by David Russell Mosley is to walk the ancient paths of Nature and faith.
In “Daughters,” poet Brittney Corrigan has imagined the experience of the daughter of 50 figures of fiction fairy tales, folklore, and myth.
Mark Johnson Cole has constructed a poetic mythology of his home state in “Four Texas Quartets,” and he’s honored T.S. Eliot along the way.
In “The Carrying,” poet Ada Limón takes the commonplace and turns it into reflections and meditations that are both personal and universal.
What role does setting play in your poetry? Join author Callie Feyen as she explores how setting can be used to move our writing forward.
The 56 poems of “To Shatter Glass” by Sr. Sharon Hunter strive to make sense of a life filled with pain, grief, and suffering.
The poems of “Art of Insomnia” by Peter A tell the story of a profound grief, a loss so devastating that the poet questions his existence.
“Legends of Liberty” by Andrew Benson Brown is part epic, mock-epic, historical fact and invention, and all sheer fun.
“Let Our Memories Escape” by poet Thomas Colquith demonstrates that time is the theme running through all aspects of our lives.
“The Truth of You,” a new poetry collection by writer and poet Iain Thomas, is an affirmation of both love and life.
The poems of “bone” by Yrsa Daley-Ward create discomfort, jolting the reader into an awareness of a very different and personal experience.