This National Poetry Month, we invite you to a group Poetry Dare, reading a single poet all month long and writing poems longhand or creating a collage inspired by the poems. LW Willingham leads the way, with Tony Hoagland.
Sandra Heska King winds up her memorization of selections from Romeo & Juliet among crayfish and shoulder-high ferns, considering the divisions of two houses.
Memorizing The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock took Sandra Heska King on the road not taken (or, at least less frequently taken) and to memorization of Robert Frost as well.
Sandra Heska King concludes her Committing Prufrock poetry dare with the completion of memorization of The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.
Why would someone take a dare to commit The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufock to memory? Sandra Heska King has 10 great reasons to say yes to a poetry dare.
Did you commit “The Stolen Child” for National Poetry Month? Even if you didn’t, this fun quiz will delight (and teach you a few things about the poem).
Join us in our National Poetry Month Dare as we memorize “The Stolen Child” by W. B. Yeats, complete with printable Faery Badges.
Sandra Heska King uses her Phone-a-Friend to crowd-source poetry memorization tips and memories as she continues her Committing Prufrock Poetry Dare.
Sandra Heska King continues her poetry dare, memorizing T.S. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.” Today, she shares her tips for memorizing a poem.
Sandra Heska King continues her mission to Commit Prufrock, finding herself lost in the rabbit trails that can be a part of reading poems.
Sandra Heska King introduces her plan to commit Prufrock (to memory) and introduces our Barista Badges so you can join the fun and celebrate your progress.
Sandra Heska King gets nabbed while under cover in the poet’s protection program and agrees to commit Prufrock in the latest Poetry Dare scheme.
Sandra Heska King concludes her “Dreaming with Darwish” poetry dare, reflecting on the ways the dreams, and poems, will stay with her.
In her second Follow Your Dream Poetry Dare dispatch, Sandra Heska King considers how Darwish used poetry and beauty to resist violence and siege.
In her first Follow Your Dream Poetry Dare dispatch, Sandra Heska King wonders if Darwish is writing about a person or place, a man or woman, himself or someone else.
We’ve challenged Sandra Heska King to a brand new adventure, the Follow Your Dream Poetry Dare with the dream-like poetry of Mahmoud Darwish at the center. Come along and follow your dream? We dare you.
We’ve extended a poetry dare. And the subject is not quite willing. What will happen to Ed over the next 30 days?
The young Master in Wisława Szymborska’s “Interview with a Child” challenges us to reject the idea that things are only as they seem.
When contemplating infinity, it’s helpful to have a small thing that can fit in our hand. Wisława Szymborska places a blue umbrella alongside the universe.
It’s difficult to explain good fortune, though that didn’t stop Wisława Szymborska from trying in her poem “Could Have.”