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Poetry Month

The 5 Most Beautiful Words In The English Language

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 04.21.2014 | Books

Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder--or the ear of the listener--but when it comes to discerning the most beautiful words in the English language...

3 New Poets You Should Be Reading

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 04.08.2014 | Books

The following poems were originally published in Best New Poets 2013: 50 Poems from Emerging Writers [Samovar Press/Meridian, $11.95], edited by Jazzy...

A Brief Guide to National Poetry Month

John Lundberg | Posted 05.31.2013 | Arts
John Lundberg

April is National Poetry Month, poetry lovers! An annual celebration (since 1996) sponsored by the Academy of American Poets, the event aims to spread the gospel of poetry and celebrate the art's rich past and vibrant present.

Celebrate Poetry Month With Poem In Your Pocket Day

Posted 04.26.2012 | Books

If you're lamenting the end of National Poetry Month, don't fret. Today is National Poem In Your Pocket Day. The celebration is as self-explanator...

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 ...

National Poetry Month: Read New Work From Alice Fulton

Posted 04.18.2012 | 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 Brief Guide to National Poetry Month

John Lundberg | Posted 06.15.2012 | Books
John Lundberg

The event has grown beyond poets to become a coordinated effort by teachers, publishers, non-profit and government agencies, corporate sponsors, and lots and lots of celebrities.

National Poetry Month:Introducing The Poet David Morley

Posted 04.09.2012 | 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 ...

Writer Wednesday: How To Make Your Poetry Stand Out

| Posted 04.04.2012 | Books

From Writer's Relief: When submitting your poetry to journals or collections, keep in mind that you’re just one of hundreds of poets submitting t...

National Poetry Month: Read New Work From Eileen Myles

Posted 04.02.2012 | 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 ...

National Poetry Month: Read New Work From Four Great Poets

Posted 04.01.2012 | 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 ...

Naked Words: Our First Language Is Poetry

Kim Rosen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Rosen

The poems I love most are those that speak of the inner life. They are my prayers. They are holy without being denominational, political without being sectarian, intimate without being bound by gender, age or culture.