So much is changing—has changed—in this world. Rebecca D. Martin finds a deep leaving-truth in her first villanelle and her first experience as a teacher.
Can a sonnet be funny? (Should it be, especially if a household “disaster” is in progress?) Gabriel Spera chose amusement…
When you think you’re grounded in reality, a form like the sonnet might lead you to the imaginary. It did for Susan Rothbard in her apple poem!
“Mostly Sonnets” by James Tweedie shows how the poetic form can also be used for important subjects other than love.
How can a mashup lead to a sonnet like Tom C. Hunley’s? See the cool exercise that can make it happen.
When your ode is also a sonnet. Ron Wallace shows how a golden form poem decided to play with expectations (and intentions).
When you begin a poem, do you ever feel like a particular form is calling? Isaac Willis shares why he chose the sonnet for this architect love poem…
The 47 sonnets of “How Does He Love Me?” by Brad Lussier remind us that love is transcendent, eternal and unchanging.
How can you discover your poetic habits and create new ones that change your poetic music? Poet David Wright’s cello-based sonnet shows the way.
In “The Gift of Life: An Epic in Verse,” poet Amanda Hall employs some 500 sonnets to tell a story of love amid contemporary life and culture.
This month, our intrepid Poet Laura visits chickens on a chilly day, bearing delicious grapes and heartfelt sonnets.
Our fall into fiction series continues with snowflake lights, Shakespeare sonnets, and whoopee pies. Join author Callie Feyen for chapter 3.
Join author Callie Feyen in taking a look at the mysterious and lovely world of the sonnet, and experience one for yourself using a variety of easy tools.
American Mary Borden married a missionary, financed a hospital in World War I France, had an affair, published novels — and wrote poetry.
Odds are Shakespeare wrote far more than 154 sonnets. But of the 154 that have survived, here are 10 of the very best Shakespeare sonnets!
The Shakespeare Files is a collection of annotations and exclamations on the poetry of William Shakespeare. Today, it’s Shakespeare’s Sonnet 104.
Sonnet about Romeo and Juliet? This is one you simply won’t want to miss. Then maybe try your hand at one of your own.
Engage with poems from the Common Core with a dose of humor, beginning with our Picture Poems. This week we consider Shakespeare’s Sonnet 73.
Plan a poetry date with a friend, sibling, co-worker, lover. Choose a poet, a venue, a snack or a drink, and read to each other. Today’s date: Tolkien!
Welcome to this month’s poetry classroom. Today, dip into a poetic fugue.