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 Poetry Challenges To Enrich Your Reading Life

From daily poems to month-long reads, these five poetry challenges can serve as that nudge to forge space for more poetry in your life.

What Makes Successful Poetry?

What makes poetry successful? Is there a difference between "best" and "best-selling?" A deep dive into the world of poetry.

A Guide to Sonnets

Of all the formal traditions in poetry, the sonnet might be the most famous. So what exactly is a sonnet? Here's a guide to sonnets.

26 Of The Most Popular Literary Devices In Poetry

Here's your guide to the most common literary devices in poetry along with examples, whether you're a student, poetry, or lifelong learner.

12 Of The Best Slam Poetry Performances To Leave You In Awe

Want to explore gorgeous spoken word poetry? Watch some of the best slam poetry performances to get a taste!

Your Guide To Blackout Poetry

Want to try your hand at poetry? Blackout poetry combines creativity and craftiness in fun ways. Here are examples and a guide to get started.

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!).