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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.

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.

10 Long Poems to Immerse Yourself In

A list of long poems from Victorian favorites like Tennyson to contemporary book-length poems about racism and the Black experience.

5 Great Poems About Transportation

For National Poetry Month, explore the poetic moments that happen while going from one place to another with poems about transportation.

Cowboy Poetry: The What, Who, When, Where, Why, and How(dy)

Cowboy poetry is not a historical genre, in fact, but a contemporary one. This is your guide to where you can find it, hear it, and more.