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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.

The Best New Poets You May Not Have Heard Of

Have you had enough of the same old poems from dead white poets? Here are some best new poets, majority non-white, you may have missed.

10 Reasons to Begin Reading Poetry

If it's crossed your mind that you might like reading poetry, but you need a little encouragement to begin, this post is for you.

Your Guide to Instagram Poetry

Yes, Instagram poetry is "real" poetry. Here's your guide to the trends around Instapoetry, the leading voices, and more.

Your Guide To Ekphrastic Poetry (It’s Fantastic!)

From traditional ekphrastic poetry vibes to modern ekphrastic poets, this is your guide to the genre (and writing exercises to join it!).

A Guide to Pastoral Poetry

As I sit down like I do every year to write some pastoral poetry, I thought I'd share a guide to this venerated school of poetry.

7 of the Best Poems About Losing a Loved One

If you're looking for poetry for healing in times of grief, here are some favorite poems about losing a loved one to help.

Small Presses Perfect for Instagram Poetry

If you have a passion for Instagram poetry and small presses, combine your interests with these small presses publishing Instagram poetry.

8 Books of Love Poetry to Check Out for Your Next Romantic Read

These love poetry collections explore the heights of love, the wreckage of broken hearts, and how romantic acts can forge a more just world.

Poetry Is Beautiful Because It Is Fleeting

Why this reader prefers to read poetry quickly to experience a visceral emotional response and the fleeting beauty of poetry.

An A to Z Guide to Poetry and Poetic Terminology

From quite common to more obscure, get to know more about verse with this A to Z guide to poetry and poetic terminology.