The clerihew is a form poem that “has rhyme and attitude.” Learn how to write a clerihew with this fun explanation + poetry prompt!
By Heart ‘As I Walked Out One Evening’ + New Lucille Clifton Challenge
The river that is our country runs on, despite crooked hearts. Read W.H. Auden’s “As I Walked Out One Evening” beside your favorite river.
W.H. Auden’s “September 1, 1939″ – The Biography of a Poem by Ian Sansom
“September 1, 1939” is one of Auden’s most famous poems. But British writer Ian Sansom sees the flaws. His biography of the poem and the poet is marvelous.
Common Core Picture Poems: Auden’s Musee des Beaux Arts
Engage with poems from the Common Core with a dose of humor, beginning with our Picture Poems. We start this week with Musee des Beaux Arts by W. H. Auden.