If poetry makes you a better writer and reader, maybe you should read more poetry. Use these three methods to increase your poetry reading.
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 found poetry in our own community, both formal and informal, historical and contemporary. And we found it at the Tavern of Fine Arts.
Poet Billy Collins read from his new volume, “Aimless Love, ” in St. Louis County, Missouri on Nov. 1; more than 800 people came for an intimate evening.
Missed the Academy of American Poets “Poetry and the Creative Mind” gala? Here’s our recap, in classic Top Ten format.
Wisława Szymborska’s “Conversation with a Stone” evokes the infuriating sense of talking to a rock. That’s a good reason to love the poem.
Madeleine did not want to go to the poetry festival in July, because no one else’s mother forces children to go to poetry festivals. She lowered her hat down over her forehead, leaving only a glower visible. No one. Else. She wanted to know why. Not a promising conversation in which to explore the ineffable […]