Simon Armitage is the new British poet laureate, and his most recent collection, “The Unaccompanied,” shows a poet at the top of his art.
British poet Simon Armitage has translated the late Middle English poem “Pearl,” a beautiful poem about a father’s grief and how he resolves it.
The best in poetry (and poetic things), this week with Kimberlee Conway Ireton. 1 Art Oh. My. Goodness. Did you know there is a website called Bookshelf Porn? Did you know it is a bibliophile’s dream come true? Hundreds of photos and videos of bookshelves, bookstores, books, books, and more books. It’s like Pinterest for […]
The best in poetry (and poetic things), this week with Kimberlee Conway Ireton. 1 Art True confession: I used to read house porn. You know: those glossy magazines with full-color photos of beautiful houses and gardens. They exist to make people like me sigh tragically as we stare around at the books and Cheerios that […]