Part memoir, part humorous and poignant defense of poetry, this is a book that shows you what it is to live a life with poems at your side (and maybe in your Topo Chico®). Megan Willome’s story is one you won’t want to put down; meanwhile, her uncanny ability to reveal the why’s and how’s […]
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“You Are Here” by Leon Stokesbury combines new poems and previously published poems to provide insight, emotion, and even humor.
Our coloring page poems series brings the fun stress relief of coloring pages and poetry together, today with Christina Rossetti’s “Brother Bruin.”
The poems of “Terrapin and Other Poems” by Wendell Berry contain an essential and childlike innocence; the illustrations by Tom Pohrt match that innocence.
The simple structure of haiku lends itself to a lot of witty potential. Join us for our Hilarious Haiku poetry prompt, write a funny haiku and share it!
Cats have a long history that can be plumbed and poeticized—from Egypt to China, Greece to Japan.
Cat poems are sometimes grumpy cat poems. Write yours catalog style?
For Poets and Poems this week, we feature Poet Billy Collins’ new collection, Aimless Love–a welcome addition to his body of work.
Poets and poems We feature a variety of articles on contemporary and historical poets. We also have a wonderful collection of poems—from haiku, sonnets, and villanelles to sestinas, pantoums, Twitter poems and more. Great for personal enjoyment, sharing, or using as teaching tools. Poems & Themes Adam & Eve Poems Alien Poems Americana Poems Angel […]
We want you to have a happy Valentine’s Day tomorrow, and we’re here to help with a Valentine playlist of great love songs. A Funny Valentine Playlist.
Poetry can be hard. Hard to read and hard to write. But this doesn’t mean it can’t be fun. And enlightening at the same time. Kind of like candy for the mind.
A review of Michael Ryan’s ‘This Morning: Poems’
These eight poems are the last from Tuesday’s poetry jam on Twitter. I’m not sure if the last one, “The Poets Recite, ” is a poem or not; our jamming poets didn’t know that their causal concluding remarks and comments were being recorded for posterity. This will bring the total number of poems created to […]
An epic set of Twitter poems that treads the ground of aliens, vampires, and angels.
Tired after National Poetry Month? Relax with a soft, fluffy pillow and share the joy of poetry. It’s Poem on Your Pillow Day!
In a world that still needs kindness, more than ever, we bring you Random Acts of Poetry Day and encourage you to “freshen the world with poems,” as Ted Kooser puts it.
Do some good in the world today—and maybe change the course of someone’s life. Celebrate Random Acts of Poetry Day by sharing a poem, or listening for one.
Date: Poet in a Cupcake Day is celebrated on the Friday of Take Your Poet to School Week, which is the first full week in April. In 2021, that puts Poet in a Cupcake Day on April 9. How to Celebrate: Poet in a Cupcake Day is a fun capstone day for Take Your Poet […]
Today is Random Acts of Poetry Day. Make a conscious decision to share a little random poetry in your world today. We could all use such an act of kindness.
It’s Random Acts of Poetry Day, a day devoted to painting poetry in the public square. Share some poetry with your world (and make it better).