When the pandemic ends, where do we go next? How do we love life? Katherine Anne Porter and Mahmoud Darwish show the way.
Author Callie Feyen takes a dare to write nature poetry, finding inspiration from daredevil Robert Frost.
This National Poetry Month, we invite you to a group Poetry Dare, reading a single poet all month long and writing poems longhand or creating a collage inspired by the poems. LW Willingham leads the way, with Tony Hoagland.
Sandra Heska King winds up her memorization of selections from Romeo & Juliet among crayfish and shoulder-high ferns, considering the divisions of two houses.
Sandra Heska King takes a dare to commit more poetry for National Poetry Month. This time, it’s Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.
Sandra Heska King concludes her Committing Prufrock poetry dare with the completion of memorization of The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.
Why would someone take a dare to commit The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufock to memory? Sandra Heska King has 10 great reasons to say yes to a poetry dare.
Sandra Heska King uses her Phone-a-Friend to crowd-source poetry memorization tips and memories as she continues her Committing Prufrock Poetry Dare.
Sandra Heska King continues her poetry dare, memorizing T.S. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.” Today, she shares her tips for memorizing a poem.
Sandra Heska King continues her mission to Commit Prufrock, finding herself lost in the rabbit trails that can be a part of reading poems.
Sandra Heska King gets nabbed while under cover in the poet’s protection program and agrees to commit Prufrock in the latest Poetry Dare scheme.
Sandra Heska King concludes her “Dreaming with Darwish” poetry dare, reflecting on the ways the dreams, and poems, will stay with her.
In her first Follow Your Dream Poetry Dare dispatch, Sandra Heska King wonders if Darwish is writing about a person or place, a man or woman, himself or someone else.
We’ve challenged Sandra Heska King to a brand new adventure, the Follow Your Dream Poetry Dare with the dream-like poetry of Mahmoud Darwish at the center. Come along and follow your dream? We dare you.
We’ve extended a poetry dare. And the subject is not quite willing. What will happen to Ed over the next 30 days?
The young Master in Wisława Szymborska’s “Interview with a Child” challenges us to reject the idea that things are only as they seem.
It’s difficult to explain good fortune, though that didn’t stop Wisława Szymborska from trying in her poem “Could Have.”
Join us for Week #1 of our National Poetry Month Poetry Dare. We’re looking at “Vocabulary” and “An Effort” by Wisława Szymborska. What did you read?
Celebrate National Poetry Month by joining in our first ever large group Poetry Dare. Read a poem a day with us, with the daily offerings from Every Day Poems or a choose a poet to read for the month.
Sandra Heska King’s poetry dare continues, while she suspends herself in the web woven by T. S. Eliot’s marvelous collection of words.