Even after spending a month with Dickinson and her unnamed dog (there is an unnamed dog in Sendak’s story too), I still don’t know what the poem means. And I did not go looking for an interpretation of it. I simply enjoyed the poem, dashes and all, says Megan Willome.
Put up a poetry box and participate in Random Acts of Poetry Day, October 3. Red Brick Poetry in Crafton, Pennsylvania, leads the way.
It’s Take Your Poet to Work Day! Not surprisingly, we’ve got poetry on the brain today.
It’s Take Your Poet to Work Day! Whether you’re going to work, to the beach or to another great destination today, take along your favorite poet.
Celebrate Take Your Poet to Work Day with our free poets coloring book, newly updated for 2016, and let your poet explore your workplace.
It’s Poem in Your Pocket Day. What better way to celebrate than with one of these 10 great pocket poets (and their poems) in your pocket.
Did Allen Ginsberg howl or throw the first pitch. Push yourself or forgive yourself? Cognitive bias or creativity boost? It’s our Top 10 Poetic Picks.
We have a thing for Emily Dickinson. Sort of. This video of Emily’s I Started Early – Took My Dog can only make it…wetter. Um, better.
It’s Take Your Poet to Work Day. Check out coffee shop GIF winner and learn 3 great ways to celebrate with your poet at work today.
It’s Poem on Your Pillow Day! Learn the pillow’s history and the connection between hope, feathers, and pillows and celebrate sweet poetry dreams with us.
Thanksgiving, it seems, is at much an act of memory as of the present moment, a time of reflection. At least to hear Emily Dickinson tell it.
How did you spend Take Your Poet to Work Day? We want to know. Like this, from Callie Feyen. What a marvelous, ticklish, soul-jazz way to spend the day!
Today is Take Your Poet to Work Day! Join us and your favorite poets for all the smart fun in workplaces around the world.
We’re just days away from Take Your Poet to Work Day. Stop in and pick up a free Take Your Poet to Work coloring book to help you and your favorite poet get ready for the big day!
Take Your Poet to Work Day is coming July 16. We have a brand new crew of poets that are eager for the chance to go to work with you.
Artful chocolate, famous punk authors, poetry in the supermarket, and how to not write a novel. It’s the best in poetry: our monthly Top Ten Poetic Picks.
The worst state to borrow books for fictional children, what memoir is not, revising everything from poetry to the NSA. It’s our Top Ten Poetic Picks.
Can night poetry have sunshine? If you’re Emily Dickinson, you might find a way to mix dark and light by speaking symbolically.
San Francisco in toothpicks, getting Beowulf wrong, everything Emily Dickinson ever wrote on. It’s this week’s Top 10 Poetic Picks.
Emily Dickinson’s pickup lines, op-ed poetry, why you should draw with your 4-year-old. It’s a brand new week of our Top Ten Poetic Picks.