So much is changing—has changed—in this world. Rebecca D. Martin finds a deep leaving-truth in her first villanelle and her first experience as a teacher.
Writing collaborative poems proves a fertle ground for students to learn and grow both collectively and individually.
You’ve got the whole month of April to celebrate National Poetry Month. We’ve got the cut ‘n color poets and top 10 teaching ideas—for you to make it the most fun and informative thirty days ever!
We have Adelaide Crapsey, the butterfly, the reverse, Spanish quintillas and Sicilian quintains. Don’t miss our new How to Write a Cinquain infographic and cheer for your favorite variation.
If you say you’re not a poetry person, poet Tara Skurtu will not believe you. Find out why she believes everyone is a poetry person.
Help our noble hero fight good and evil with an epic poem. Our colorful epic poetry infographic will show you how. (And maybe make you laugh along the way.)
The Shakespeare Files is a collection of annotations and exclamations on the poetry of William Shakespeare. Today, it’s Shakespeare’s Sonnet 104.
Engage with poems from the Common Core with a dose of humor, beginning with our Picture Poems. Today we consider Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven.”
What can reading Ulysses in the woods teach us about changing education and throwing out the idea of homework? A whole lot.
Can poetry be taught or learned? Or is it a relationship one enters into? Nancy Franson continues her experimental reading in the Poetry Dare. Settle down now. Drink some cranberry juice.