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The Poet is In: Ask Us Anything About Poetry!

Mark Jarman’s poetry is such that one gets interested in his background, personality, where he comes from, and how all this finds its way into his poems.

Poet Mark Jarman’s work gets us interested in his background, personality, where he comes from, and how all this finds its way into his poems.

My Daughter’s Hair  at birth just a few fingerprints  of light on her head  now a red tide washing  down the hallway... (continue reading poem)

My Daughter’s Hair at birth just a few fingerprints of light on her head now a red tide washing down the hallway.

In times of great change – political, social, economic – we turn to poetry to make sense of what seems nonsensical, to comfort, to explain, says poet Jane Hirshfield.

In times of great change, we turn to poetry to make sense of what seems nonsensical, to comfort, and to explain, says poet Jane Hirshfield.

All over the world on Wednesday, grownups took the time to cut out and color a poet. They took their poet on a stick to work, and at various times during the day, played. This is something we all need. Play is, as I was reminded yesterday, “permission to love.”

Eliot settling down for a good night's sleep, we celebrated Take Your Poet to Work Day around the world.

Each child is born a poet and every poet is a child. Photo by Susan Etole

Each child is born a poet and every poet is a child. Photo by Susan Etole

Reading “The Bridge” by Hart Crane is an exploration into the love for the literature of Realism and Modernism – and the reasons for that love.

Reading “The Bridge” by Hart Crane is an exploration into the love for the literature of Realism and Modernism – and the reasons for that love.

"Where the Sky Opens" by Laurie Klein shows how poems can help us navigate major life changes.

Laurie Klein's poems deal with what happens when your landscape changes and the sky opens

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Top Ten Poetic Picks - Former teen poet becomes President. Poetry is dead, again? Elastic ekphrastics and the challenges of diversity in publishing. It’s our Top Ten Poetic Picks.

In the process, sticking with the form as best as the rebel-writer in me allowed, I found myself exploring emotions in repeating lines, says @Seth Haines

In the process, sticking with the form as best as the rebel-writer in me allowed, I found myself exploring emotions in repeating lines, says Haines

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