The nights are short and sometimes the holidays are hard. Find comfort in this month’s By Heart column, in which we wrap up our memorization of Jane Kenyon’s “Let Evening Come.”
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Looking for peace? Find it in this month’s By Heart column, in which we wrap up our memorization of Sara Teasdale’s “Peace” and learn some surprising memory techniques.
“Come, my friends.” Join us for this month’s By Heart column, in which we wrap up our memorization of the last lines of Tennyson’s ‘Ulysses.’
We believe a heart can hold many poems. But every heart should have at least one. Join author Laura Lynn Brown, as she reveals a “can do” poem she put into her heart.
Some of the most enduring tales ever told rely on great friends, like Sam and Frodo in The Lord of the Rings. Where did Tolkien find inspiration for these characters? You might discover the answers starting with his own life.
As Megan Willome approaches the task of rewriting The Joy of Poetry, she finds a different rhythm to her work.
Prasanta Verma arrives at the right time to see the Milwaukee Art Museum’s rooftop open its wings. Or are they waves? Tour the museum and take in some art.
The disenchantment of the acting life sends Richard Maxson toward the greater question of what will really bring him happiness.
Celebrate those unforgettable occasions with all the characters that make up a family. Join us for Funniest Family Gatherings. Share a poem & a few laughs.
Poet Patty Paine confides that “poetry, the reading and the writing of it, has saved my life.”
“[H]aving a routine is necessary. There’s a difference between committing to a set period of time to write and needing the universe to align in order to write.” ~ Patty Paine
Come along on an Artist Date? This week, we’re humming to layers of souls.
The Artist’s Way: If growth “is a spiral process, doubling back on itself, ” we don’t need to eat a whole carp in a day.
Come learn the secrets of being a wild reader. Or just share your June pages. Megan Willome leads the way, with her June good reads.
< Return to Robert Frost Poems The Self-seeker “Willis, I didn’t want you here to-day: The lawyer’s coming for the company. I’m going to sell my soul, or, rather, feet. Five hundred dollars for the pair, you know.” “With you the feet have nearly been the soul; And if you’re going to sell them to […]
< Return to Robert Frost Poems The Code There were three in the meadow by the brook Gathering up windrows, piling cocks of hay, With an eye always lifted toward the west Where an irregular sun-bordered cloud Darkly advanced with a perpetual dagger Flickering across its bosom. Suddenly One helper, thrusting pitchfork in the ground, […]
In “Places the Soul Goes,” poet Daniel Leach takes us on a journey of discovery that transcends time and space.
< Return to Robert Frost Poems The Trial by Existence Even the bravest that are slain Shall not dissemble their surprise On waking to find valor reign, Even as on earth, in paradise; And where they sought without the sword Wide fields of asphodel fore’er, To find that the utmost reward Of daring should be […]
< Return to Robert Frost Poems Asking for Roses A house that lacks, seemingly, mistress and master, With doors that none but the wind ever closes, Its floor all littered with glass and with plaster; It stands in a garden of old-fashioned roses. I pass by that way in the gloaming with Mary; ‘I wonder,’ […]
Robert Frost Poems You might know Robert Frost best as the poet who wrote The Road Not Taken. But there is so much more to enjoy. We invite you to explore! 🙂 A Boy’s Will (1913 poetry collection) Part I Into My Own The youth is persuaded that he will be rather more than less […]