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Romantic Poetry

The Most Erotic Poem You'll Ever Read

Andrea Chapin | Posted 04.07.2015 | Books
Andrea Chapin

When I began writing my novel The Tutor (Riverhead, Feb. 5), I searched for a piece of writing for my protagonist and Shakespeare to work on. I was f...

How To Write Love Poems That Don't Suck

| Posted 02.13.2012 | Books

By Jeremy Richards for Poetry Foundation I once responded to a girlfriend’s love poem by critiquing its imagery. That relationship didn’t last ...

TEEN POETRY: 'She Said Those Words... But She Didn't Mean It'

| Ethan Karoscik | Posted 04.14.2012 | Home

This is a regular column featuring original poetry by and for high school students, provided by Figment.com, an online community writing site for youn...

Poetry Review: Maureen McLane's "World Enough"

Anis Shivani | Posted 03.20.2012 | Books
Anis Shivani

The critic writing a book of poetry faces peculiar challenges. Can she silence her internal censor enough to produce breakthrough work? Can she both savor and sever her allegiances as the need dictates?

2 Beautiful Poems By Teens

| Posted 12.23.2011 | Home

This is a regular column featuring original fiction and poetry by and for high school students, provided by Figment.com, an online community writing s...

The Union Between Poem And Reader: Charles Bane, Jr.'s Chapbook

Patrick Pressl | Posted 12.06.2011 | Arts
Patrick Pressl

As we enter a new campaign season sure to be rife with heated arguments and incessant finger pointing, one can't help but be reminded of all the issue...

Poetic Viagra: Emily Dickinson's Friskiest Poems

Stephanie Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Stephanie Green

Here are some classic examples of Miss Dickinson's naughty but nice verses. Caution: Do not try reading these at home alone.