Category: National Poetry Month

Poetry for Everyone

There really is something for everyone — that is definitely true in the world of poetry. Of course there are all kinds of styles, forms, schools and subjects that many of us are already familiar with. But what about when you’re hankering for something a little off the beaten path? … Read the rest

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I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud

For many, William Wordsworth probably represents a flashback to a boring few weeks in high school English Lit. class. I know I studied every word of these well-known lines for memorization and maybe even a pop quiz. Reading Wordsworth’s work today may seem a bit old-fashioned, but immersing yourself in … Read the rest

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Poetic News Bulletin

Today is not only Maya Angelou’s birthday, it’s also a day with a lot of poetry news floating about. I’m sure that Maya Angelou wouldn’t mind if you browsed a few news bites along with your cake and ice cream. Here are just a few things that caught my attention:… Read the rest

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