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UK Poetry

Grandmother to Child

Quassan Castro | Posted 05.12.2015 | Black Voices
Quassan Castro

Grandmother You sit Wrapped in your Persian melon colored blanket Rock back and forth On that old rusty country porch Whom the neighbors across the st...

World War I Poets: An Interview With Alfred Corn

Jonathan Hobratsch | Posted 09.24.2014 | Books
Jonathan Hobratsch

Therefore, I've decided to focus on the great poets of World War I through an interview with Alfred Corn, a poet equally well-recognized in both America and in the U.K.

What's a $500 Painting Worth?

Samantha Bennett | Posted 02.12.2014 | Arts
Samantha Bennett

I was trying to talk one of my VIP clients into charging $500 plus shipping for her painting. She wrote back to me: "O.M.G., $500? Really? They're on...

Poetry Cleans Up After James Dyson's Criticism

John Lundberg | Posted 02.08.2013 | Arts
John Lundberg

A poetry row in the UK last month led to a victory for verse in the country's public schools when the UK's Department of Education awarded a half million pound grant (about $800,000) to the "Poetry by Heart" national recitation competition.