The 56 poems of “Two Towns Over” by poet Darren Demaree powerfully document the devastation of the opioid addiction crisis.
Writer Ian Doescher has taken the stories of “Star Wars” and applied Shakespeare to them, as in “The Empire Striketh Back.”
Our preparation for this year’s Take Your Poet to School Week continues with the light and whimsical poems of Ogden Nash.
“Water in the Roots,” a collection of the writings and poetry of Philip Britts, describes the life, faith, and farming practices of the Bruderhof community.
Don’t let the folks with briefcases have all the fun. Join in the brand new celebration of Take Your Poet to School Week with our fun cut ‘n color poets on a stick.
Finding “Refusing Heaven” by Jack Gilbert in a Chicago-area bookstore leads to a consideration of what matters in these lives we live.
Irish poet Francis Ledwidge is not one of the better known poets of World War I, because he was an Irishman who fought for the British Army.
The Floodgate Poetry Series brings together three poetry chapbooks that demonstrate some of the beautiful poetry being written today.
Far from the girl from Nantucket, this collection of Top 10 Limericks from our community features iguanas, a ’74 Barracuda, and a bonus letter from Santa (on Spain).
What does a person read when a whole books feels like too great a commitment? This is what poems are for (well, one thing).
Sandra Heska King continues her poetry memorization journey by committing Percy Bysshe Shelley’s “Ozymandias.”
“Grief Is the Thing with Feathers” by British author Max Porter is officially a novel, but it could also be poetry, or something else. And it’s wonderful.
Take a little dip into poetry with us, and enjoy some favorites from our daily sharing of Every Day Poems selections on Twitter, line by single line.
“One Million Tiny Cuts” by poet Matt Duggan is a bold, angry collection of poems, full of vivid images and metaphors, and a kind of fist raised at society.
“Night Sky with Exit Wounds” by Ocean Vuong has won the 2017 T.S. Eliot Prize. It is a stunning, haunting, and disquieting collection.
“Oyster” by Scottish poet Michael Pedersen is a jarring, irreverent poetry collection that wallops you with unexpected tenderness.
“Almost Entirely” by Jennifer Wallace contains 73 poems that look deeply at what makes us human, and what is within us that keeps reaching for the divine.
Today is Poetry at Work Day 2018. Most poets have day jobs, because poetry isn’t that lucrative a profession. But poetry is inherent in all work.