#Poetry

Whether you’re a lifelong poetry reader or are looking for your first collection to pick up, we’ve got something for you! Our writers cover new poetry, the best poetry for every reader, and more.

5 Great Poems About Clothing

Taking a look at some great poems about clothing--what it can mean and what it is worth--for this year's National Poetry Month.

20 More Must-Read YA Verse Novels

Love novels in verse? You'll want to add these 20 YA verse novels to your TBR and get your poetry fix in novel form.

13 Moving and Engaging Poems by YA Authors

If you love their YA books, you'll want to experience their verse. Read and listen to 13 poems by YA authors.

An English Professor’s Perspective on Hating Poetry

What is it about poetry that makes it so intimidating or off-putting to some readers? This English prof has some thoughts on hating poetry.

5 Great Poems About Domesticity

For National Poetry Month, and spring cleaning season, take a look at some excellent poems about domesticity and the seemingly mundane.

Poems About The Weather to Celebrate National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month! Celebrate it by reading these weather poems, from praise to condemnation for the wind and the rain.

7 Tips for How to Post Poetry on Instagram

From using an app to format poems, to finding the best hashtags, here are seven tips for how to post poetry on Instagram.

5 Poets of Color to Follow on Instagram in 2021

Explore some of the most engaging, uplifting, and gorgeous poetry online and on the page by these contemporary poets of color on Instagram.

The Day Children’s Literature Died

What happens when the Censor Ship sails up to shore and claims some problematic kids' books? Enjoy this poem and find out.

Map of Mary Oliver: A Reading Pathway

A reading pathway to books of Mary Oliver's poetry and prose for those new to this prolific poet's published works.