April is both "Arab-American Heritage Month" and the US's "National Poetry Month." At the intersection of these two spaces, we find some exceptional writing.
Here are the best 10 poems by Anna Akhmatova. The Russian poet's writing captures the complexity of living when love and politics make it difficult.
Because sometimes you need to read some beautiful poems about life to remind you that yes, life can knock the wind out of you, but these poets know it, too, and they want to remind you that you've got this.
Learning how to read poetry is like learning a new language. You need new tools and strategies than what you may already be using to read novels. Once you have the right tools, reading poetry will become easier and more fun.
What confessional poetry is, who were confessional poets, and the best examples of famous confessional poems. Also, a look at how modern poets fit into the confessional movement and suggestions for what poets to read next.
Say slàinte to the Ploughman Poet on January 25th with Burns Night, the boss literary holiday that celebrates Robert Burns and his beloved homeland of Scotland.
Rupi Kaur is the bestselling poet of milk and honey and the sun and her flowers. Her poems are about love, family, heartbreak, racism, sexism, and more. I love all the words she writes, but here are 35 of my favourite Rupi Kaur quotes!