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National Poetry Month April

5 Deliciously Decadent Ways to Take On National Poetry Month

L.L. Barkat | Posted 04.04.2016 | Books
L.L. Barkat

Photo by Hanna East. Creative Commons, via Flickr. Why should National Poetry Month be oh-so-predictable? It's time to take it into your own hands an...

Want To Start Writing Poetry? Here's How

Diana M. Raab | Posted 06.14.2015 | Fifty
Diana M. Raab

Like all types of writing, if you want to be a poet, it is imperative that you read lots of poetry. If you have never written a poem or have not written in a long time, a good place to begin is by writing a prose poem. This type of poem uses the rhythm of a sentence.

Read Work From Tao Lin

Posted 04.25.2012 | Books

Salman Rushdie said, "a poet's work is to name the unnameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it going ...

A Quick Guide to National Poetry Month

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

The decision to designate April National Poetry Month, I'm disappointed to report, had nothing to do with T.S. Eliot deeming it the "cruelest month," ...