In the spirit of Edward Gorey, a series of illustrations and poems that chronicle the demise of favorite literary characters. Poem 1: Holmes and Watson.
We’re hosting a Twitter Poetry Party tonight. To get you warmed up, here are ten of the best poetic tweets we’ve seen in the last few weeks
Can everyone write poetry? Or only those with a poetry brain? Looks like Nancy Franson is trying to talk herself out of writing a poem as her Poetry Dare continues.
Can poetry be taught or learned? Or is it a relationship one enters into? Nancy Franson continues her experimental reading in the Poetry Dare. Settle down now. Drink some cranberry juice.
From Neruda driving the morning commute to T.S. Eliot settling down for a good night’s sleep, we celebrated Take Your Poet to Work Day around the world. Enjoy a recap of our favorite images and tweets.
When we first conceived of Take Your Poet to Work Day, I had no idea how complicated it would be to wrangle a herd of poets out the door and off to the job. And once we got going, it didn’t get any easier. Eliot kept trying to take the wheel.
Wednesday, July 17, is Take Your Poet to Work Day. Our infographic has 6 easy ways you can celebrate the day.
Ever wish you could take your favorite poet to work? Now you can. Edgar Allan Poe joins our featured poets for Take Your Poet to Work Day on July 17.
Ever wish you could take your favorite poet along with you to work? You know, have Rumi help you mix the chemicals for that lab experiment you’re working on. Or serve up a poet on a stick along with the sandwiches to your lunch customers. With Take Your Poet to Work Day just around the corner, now you can.
Follow the journey of Nancy Franson, the mildly poetry-avoidant subject of a poem-a-day experiment.
Take your favorite poet with you to work for Take Your Poet to Work Day coming up July 17. This week we’re featuring poet T.S. Eliot.
Who committed the Barbie crime? The dolls (and the horse) are on the Barbie case.
Take your favorite poet with you to work for Take Your Poet to Work Day coming up July 17. This week we’re featuring Sara Teasdale.
Did you know? The Poetry Industry has its own park.
Annotations and exclamations on the poetry of William Shakespeare. First up in the Shakespeare Files: Sonnet 116.
The recent discovery of a third daguerreotype of Victorian-era poet Emily Dickinson has historians scratching their heads.
Want to write a sonnet? Don’t want to write a sonnet, but you have to? Either way, our Sonnet Infographic will help you laugh and write your way through.
Buy a year of happy mornings today (and become a better writer). Every Day Poems, just $5.99 Want a Sonnet Infographic? Try Quatrain Wreck: On How to Write a Sonnet Infographic by LW Lindquist. ________________ How to Read a Poem uses images like the mouse, the hive, the switch (from the Billy Collins poem)—to guide readers […]
I found Paul Chowder at the Tip O’Neill building. He was in the passport office cajoling the bureaucrats into renewing his travel documents just days before his departure to Switzerland for some big international poetry doings because he didn’t realize he’d expired. I was there for my once-a-decade passport renewal even though I had no […]
Did you know that our beloved Top 10 Columnist Matthew Kreider is in the midst of moving to Canada from the U.S.? Says Matthew, as he juggles the boxes… I dream of a world where artists oversee all matters pertaining to customs and immigration, where only Manchego cheese-eating poets ask me to document the contents […]