Poetry, poetry. Oh, great poetry. This is the mantra of many who love the form, but it’s sometimes good to remind ourselves that, in and of itself, there is no purity to poetry. The bad actor can use it, as well as the good.
Carefully developed based on the successful “UCEful Model,” our latest book tackles a big need expressed by educators: climate teaching must somehow fit into their subject areas if it’s going to be taught. Enter “Earth to Poetry.”
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Poet James Elsaesser, of the DASI Prevention Team in New Jersey, discusses the power of poetry to move people affected by trauma from mountain to mountain.
The nights are short and sometimes the holidays are hard. Find comfort in this month’s By Heart column, in which we wrap up our memorization of Jane Kenyon’s “Let Evening Come.”
Put up a poetry box and participate in Random Acts of Poetry Day, October 3. Red Brick Poetry in Crafton, Pennsylvania, leads the way.
We announce the winner of this year’s Poetry for Life Scholarship, Maria A. Esguerra.
Can poetry help you reduce stress? L.L. Barkat has 5 helpful tips to practice more poetry, less stress.
Meet Teja Dupree, college sophomore from Woodbridge, Virginia, who is the 2017 winner of our Poetry for Life Scholarship.
Literacy doesn’t end with invitations, nor maturity. To keep literacy alive, we can use The Growth Model of Education.
In times of great change – political, social, economic – we turn to poetry to make sense of what seems nonsensical, to comfort, to explain, says poet Jane Hirshfield.
What if you had a goal for every person in your city to encounter a poem all in one month. Where would you start? O, Miami Poetry Festival, for one.
In “Mall Flower, ” poet and writer Tina Barry combines poetry and short fiction to tell the story of a life – childhood, youth, and adulthood.
Enjoy an excerpt of the newest title from T. S. Poetry Press, The Joy of Poetry: How to Keep, Save & Make Your Life with Poems.
Besides all the free National Poetry Month gifts and inspirational invitations, we’ve got a surprise we can’t wait to share with you. The Joy of Poetry.
If poetry makes you a better writer and reader, maybe you should read more poetry. Use these three methods to increase your poetry reading.
Mind’s Eye Poetry connects with dementia patients, engaging their minds and memories to create poems on the spot.
“Poems on the Underground” collects some 230 poems which have been posted on the London Underground since 1986.
Seattle’s Poetry on Buses has been sharing poems with King County public transit riders since 1992. It’s a great example of “Poetry for Life.”
Come check out one of two finalists for the Poetry for Life Scholarship. We think you’ll enjoy the unique poem entry that helped earn finalist status!