“Love in the Time of Coronavirus” by Angela Alaimo O’Donnell is the poet’s journal of the pandemic year and its change and upheaval.
Join author Callie Feyen as she explores what it means to open ourselves up in this world. Just like the peonies.
“Joe DiMaggio Moves Like Liquid Light” by Loren Broaddus is a collection of poems about baseball, but, like baseball, it’s about a lot more.
“Dense Poems & Socratic Light” by John Martin Finlay is the best collection of the poet’s published and unpublished work available.
“How to Write a Form Poem” by Tania Runyan is a guide to 10 poetic forms. It also stands as an ode to poetry.
What have you been trying to tell yourself? Callie Feyen finds patterns, threads, and whispers in an old journal and “Kristin Lavransdatter.”
In “Native Guard,” poet Natasha Trethewey considers what history often forgets, in this case a Black regiment that fought for the Union.
“Mostly Sonnets” by James Tweedie shows how the poetic form can also be used for important subjects other than love.
What does the writer need in order to go forward? So many things. This “blessing for writers” wishes them for you, beginning with a silken string…
The 47 sonnets of “How Does He Love Me?” by Brad Lussier remind us that love is transcendent, eternal and unchanging.
In “The Gift of Life: An Epic in Verse,” poet Amanda Hall employs some 500 sonnets to tell a story of love amid contemporary life and culture.
What have you lost today? Poet Elizabeth Bishop’s “One Art” invites us into the art of losing in this month’s By Heart.
Osip Mandelstam (1891-1938) was a leading poet in the Silver Age of Russian poetry, until ran afoul of the Stalinist regime.
The 47 poems of “My Father’s Face” by Chandra Gurung point to the contradictions of life inherent in all cultures and societies.
Join author Callie Feyen as she acknowledges some beastly feelings, and through the gift of small things, turns them into poetry.
The poetry of “The Evening Sky” by Charles Hughes speaks to the mortality of life and focusing on what truly matters.
For Black History Month, we learn Lucille Clifton’s “blessing the boats” By Heart and consider the memory of a Chilean sea.
“The Next Time We Saw Paris” by Samuel Hazo is a poetry collection filled with wisdom, understanding, and the directness of experience.
The dreams of “Lost in the Hours,” the new poetry collection by River Dixon, offer reflection and respite, focusing on what matters.
In “Eat the Storms,” poet Damien Donnelly explores the layered meanings of color. allowing us different readings and different meanings.