Join author Callie Feyen for a poetry prompt as she thinks about an idea for teaching, but chooses instead to pick hydrangeas.
“The Truth of You,” a new poetry collection by writer and poet Iain Thomas, is an affirmation of both love and life.
The poems of “bone” by Yrsa Daley-Ward create discomfort, jolting the reader into an awareness of a very different and personal experience.
Join author Callie Feyen for a poetry prompt about an unexpected emergence and what to do now with this plague and need.
“The Dark Between Stars: Poems” by the Instagram poet Atticus takes the reader on a visual journey to love lost and love found.
The big things in our lives can often be best written by focusing on small things. Join us for a poetry prompt about how to say it plainly.
“Somewhere to Follow,” the new poetry collection by Paul Willis, invites the reader to find the sacred in the everyday.
What magic can you find in your ordinary life, during ordinary time? Join Callie Feyen for a poetry prompt about the magic in the ordinary.
In the simple, spare poems of “The Commonwealth,” Dan Rattelle explores the ideas of place and community, taken in their broadest sense.
“Pale Colors in a Tall Field” by Carl Phillips invites you into a dream, asking unexpected if important questions.
Callie Feyen finds poetry for the crisis, both external and internal. Join her for a summer poetry prompt about what to do besides worry.
“Love in the Time of Coronavirus” by Angela Alaimo O’Donnell is the poet’s journal of the pandemic year and its change and upheaval.
Join author Callie Feyen as she explores what it means to open ourselves up in this world. Just like the peonies.
“Joe DiMaggio Moves Like Liquid Light” by Loren Broaddus is a collection of poems about baseball, but, like baseball, it’s about a lot more.
“Dense Poems & Socratic Light” by John Martin Finlay is the best collection of the poet’s published and unpublished work available.
“How to Write a Form Poem” by Tania Runyan is a guide to 10 poetic forms. It also stands as an ode to poetry.
What have you been trying to tell yourself? Callie Feyen finds patterns, threads, and whispers in an old journal and “Kristin Lavransdatter.”
In “Native Guard,” poet Natasha Trethewey considers what history often forgets, in this case a Black regiment that fought for the Union.
What fragments of love can you find (and write about) from what’s left now? Callie Feyen uses a poem by Marjorie Maddox for inspiration.
After more than a year of pandemic-induced isolation, I was able to go home again—in this case, a bookstore.