“You Are Here” by Leon Stokesbury combines new poems and previously published poems to provide insight, emotion, and even humor.
“Spoon River Anthology” is one of the great works of American literature, and reading it a third time yields new insights.
“Ozone Journal’ by Peter Balakian, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for poetry, challenges, provokes, and helps us to see in a different light.
This week, we explore a poem by T.S. Eliot prize-winner, Philip Gross, “The Boat Made of Poems.” Gather your tools & craft a boat of your poetry with us.
William Stafford had a unique poetic voice that transcended literary movements. “Ask Me: 100 Essential Poems” provides a window into that voice.
The Beat poets – Kerouac, Ginsberg, O’Hara, others – were unconventional in their writing and lives, and had a major impact on American culture.
“Collected Poems” by Ron Padgett covers more than 50 years of work, summing up a life lived in the creation of poetry.
One of the best resources for Haiku in English, this is a helpful book. Check out the wonderful sample haiku and maybe go haiku hunting in Emily Dickinson.
Missed the Academy of American Poets “Poetry and the Creative Mind” gala? Here’s our recap, in classic Top Ten format.
Looking for the best poem? It might be a matter of the heart. Help us choose the poem of the month!
Poets and poems: Gwendolyn Brooks, the first African-American to receive the Pulitzer Prize, wrote about the people she knew and the history always with us.
An evocative, insightful analysis of Sexton’s “Her Kind, ” from student writer Sara Barkat. Hold on to your hat!
Our “Incidentally” column shares English Teaching Resources from a teacher who has worked the systems for almost 25 years. Up today? Chiasmus.
Tweetspeak Poetry is planning a New York City Meetup this spring! So many details to come. And arrangements to be made.
What do you do with the poem you cannot write? You follow it. Even if it never leaves the four square walls of your office cubicle. Join Richard Maxson for Poetry at Work.
Poets and Poems highlights Scott Edward Anderson’s poetry collection “Fallow Field, ” which is rooted in nature, waiting for the reader to apply some mental tillage.
Poets House is a place of reclamation, of your past and of your future.
A Poets and Poems review of Roger McGough’s “As Far As I Know, ” a collection of poems published last year that includes both serious and fun poems.
Six additional poems from Tweetspeak Poetry’s recent poetry jam on Twitter, prompted by line from Ted Kooser’s “The Poetry Home Repair Manual.”
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.