In “American Sonnets,” Yale professor David Bromwich has assembled poems that suggest the sonnet is an American art form.
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.
How can a mashup lead to a sonnet like Tom C. Hunley’s? See the cool exercise that can make it happen.
In “The Gift of Life: An Epic in Verse,” poet Amanda Hall employs some 500 sonnets to tell a story of love amid contemporary life and culture.
Form poetry: not just for grad school anymore. Welcome to your guided tour of ‘How to Write a Form Poem,’ by Tania Runyan.
Tweetspeak’s Poet Laura, Laura Boggess, spends Mardi Gras without power but offers up a chocolate sonnet after a gift from her chocolate patron.
Fall means fiction! Join author Callie Feyen in chapter 2 of Carter’s story, which combines memorizing Shakespeare with making music.
Join author Callie Feyen as she considers silence — what it is, what it does, and whether it’s useful. Then write a poem about it.
We kick off the release of our 2015 Take Your Poet to Work Day poets collection with the Bard of Avon, William Shakespeare.
In honor of William Shakespeare’s birthday, enjoy this fun collection of Shakespeare resources from around the web.
Every month, we arrange the way we play poetry around a particular theme. You’ll see it in the artful content from our contributing writers, hear it in our inspiring thematic Spotify playlists, put your hands on it in the Monday morning poetry prompts, or experience it in the daily offerings from Every Day Poems. Here are our favorites from 2012.
Famous artwork as Halloween costumes, the future of the short storyteller, and a guy typing poetry on the street. All this and a little more in This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks.
Kim Addonizio says writing form poetry can teach you economy and structure and take you unexpected places. But what if you have no sense of rhythm? Can you still write a sonnet? LW Lindquist wraps up our Ordinary Genius book club this week with enough iambic pentameter to make you scream.
One of the greatest poets who ever lived worries that his poetry is not good enough.