In “30 Poems to Memorize (Before It’s Too Late),” editor David Kern and 13 other contributors remind us of why we love poetry.
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When poets celebrate Take Your Poet to Work Day during a pandemic, it’s likely total pandemonium. Join Lucille Clifton, William Shakespeare, Emily Dickinson & more in a Zoom chat.
Our 2020 Take Your Poet to Work Day ready-for-work poet collection features our first living poet, Tweetspeak’s Poet Laura, Tania Runyan.
The poetry collection “Fording the Stream” by British poet Jessica De Guyat is centered in the idea of place, be it Lindisfarne, Iona, or the French Midi.
We continue our 2020 Take Your Poet to Work celebration with fabulous poet Countee Cullen.
We kick off the 2020 Take Your Poet to Work celebration with beloved poet Lucille Clifton.
“The Soul Is a Stranger in This World” by Micah Mattix takes a refreshing look at familiar contemporary poets—and at the role of poetry itself.
In “The Making of Poetry,” Adam Nicolson tells the story of William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge in 1797-98, when they created some of the greatest poetry written in the English language.
In “Poems to See By,” comic artist Julian Peters illustrates 24 well-known poems, and in the process interprets meaning and adds understanding.
Join author Megan Willome as she reads classics in the new column, A Ritual to Read to Each Other. What beloved book or poem do you want to protect?
Simon Armitage is the new British poet laureate, and his most recent collection, “The Unaccompanied,” shows a poet at the top of his art.
Join author Megan Willome as she learns Wordsworth’s “I Wandered Lonely As a Cloud” By Heart and considers authorship.
Author Megan Willome takes a trip to the library with Young People’s Poet Laureate Naomi Shihab Nye. Refreshments will be served.
We’re getting ready to celebrate Take Your Poet to Work Day! Our 2019 poet collection features recently lost American national treasures like W. S. Merwin.
We’re getting ready to celebrate Take Your Poet to Work Day! Our 2019 poet collection features recently lost American national treasures like Mary Oliver.
We’re getting ready to celebrate Take Your Poet to Work Day! Our 2019 poet collection features recently lost American national treasures like Tony Hoagland.
We’re getting ready to celebrate Take Your Poet to Work Day! Our 2019 poet collection kicks off with with American poet C. D. Wright.
Join us for deep reading with author Megan Willome as we discuss a poetry collection about plants for Poetic Earth Month. And share your March pages for our Reader, Come Home column.
Join teachers, students and librarians around the globe to kick off National Poetry Month with the fun and delight of Take Your Poet to School Week, including our favorites, Talk Like a Poet Day and Poet in a Cupcake Day!
Author Callie Feyen’s only advice for understanding poetry is to compare it to a middle school group chat conversation gone awry.