Chris Yokel considers the haiku as a call out of the blur of modern life, and out of shallow thinking and living to a deep place in this reprint from The Curator.
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Holiday favorite “A Christmas Story” provides a backdrop for this week’s holiday haiku poetry prompt with Seth Haines. Careful. You’ll shoot your eye out.
He knows if you’ve been bad or haiku, so be haiku for goodness sake. Seth Haines shares an inspiring holiday playlist.
“A Fire in My Head: Poems for the Dawn” by Ben Okri offers hope even for the darkest of subjects and events.
Dheepa R. Maturi bids farewell as 2023’s Poet Laura while she announces and welcomes her successor for 2024. Find out who takes up the feather and where you can find Dheepa in the year to come.
Not sure what to write? Join author Callie Feyen and a couple of middle schoolers and get courage to follow the mystery.
“One Hundred Visions of War” by Julien Vocance uses the haiku form to deliver a powerful picture of war.
Ever wanted AI to write a poem for you? Well, you’re in luck—here are 5 best AI poem generators around, featuring Hades and Persephone.
How does a poet gain perspective? Megan Willome takes a bike ride—in Canada. Share your August reads, fellow poets!
Join author Callie Feyen as she explores using one word to describe a tough experience and uses it to create a story.
We’re exploring how to write simple, fun forms. Meet senryu—haiku’s comic cousin. Maybe even haiku’s sarcastic cousin.
Form poetry for children? Yes! But also for you, at any age. Writing a poem in form can wake up a sleepy idea and make it bright.
It’s one thing when a narrator keeps secrets. It’s another when an author keeps them. Join us for “The Remains of the Day.”
In a nod to the way poems can aid in processing grief and uncertainty, Laurie Klein reads Tess Gallagher’s “Moon Crossing Bridge.”
The latest episode of Moonstruck in Laurie Klein’s Poems to Listen by reflects on poems that speak to childhood traumas with a poem by Lucille Clifton and Reuben Jackson’s poem about Trayvon Martin.
Author Tania Runyan played with the prompts in ‘How to Write a Form Poem’ and wrote a triolet, rondel & rondelet in 1 day. Difficult, but fun!
What purposes does the art form of haiku serve best? Christopher Patchel considers this question, with the perspective of a graphic designer.
“How to Write a Form Poem” by Tania Runyan is a guide to 10 poetic forms. It also stands as an ode to poetry.
What are the challenges and opportunities of the ghazal? John Drury explores the answers with you, in the rain…
Whether you’re teaching or learning, you’ll love being able to hear the poets read from ‘How to Write a Form Poem.’ Plus, see their regional items!