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Edna St Vincent Millay

Ode to the Sonnet

Evan Gottlieb | Posted 06.25.2014 | Books
Evan Gottlieb

One fixed poetic form clearly stands the test of time: the sonnet. Even if you don't read poetry regularly, you probably know the basics: the average sonnet contains only 14 lines, and each line should be written in the same meter.

Oh the Bitten Mouth

Tamsin Smith | Posted 08.26.2012 | Arts
Tamsin Smith

Any man who serves me Edna St. Vincent Millay with a shot of Jim White and dashing references to New Order, Robert Johnson, Astral Weeks, and The Cure, needn't bother with "hello." I surrender utterly.

The Dangers of Being a Poet

Murray Rosenbaum | Posted 07.03.2012 | Teen
Murray Rosenbaum

Poetry is an art form that reaches into one's very being, and toys with very sensitive emotions. I believe that is why poems convey certain feelings and bring back certain memories.

Poems For The First Day Of Spring

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

Today officially marks the start of spring, the season long seized on by poets to symbolize rebirth and awakening. Here are three celebratory, though still complex, poems about spring.

NYC's 'Skinniest' House Sells For $2.1M

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (Associated Press) - A town house dubbed New York City's skinniest house has sold for $2.1 million. The red, 9 1/2 foot wide, 42 foot long br...

"Skinniest" House In New York Costs A Fat $2.7M

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — It's 9 1/2 feet wide and 42 feet long and is billed as the narrowest house in New York City. But there's nothing small about its aski...