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What Does a Poet Laureate Do?

The position is a great honor, but what, exactly, does a Poet Laureate do? Find out what the Library of Congress asks of it Laureates here.

Poetry Finds Beauty in Winter

Don't let the cold weather get you down--celebrate the season and take a moment to reflect with these beautiful poems about winter.

5 Poems for These Days of Uncertainty

Poetry to help with grief during times of anxiety

Fall in Love With These 6 Beautiful Autumn Poems

Love this cozy season? These autumn poems celebrate Fall from poets like Mary Oliver, Gwendolyn Brooks, and more. Read them now (cozy mug of tea optional).

Joy Harjo Named U.S. Poet Laureate

Poet and musician Joy Harjo has been named the U.S.'s 23rd Poet Laureate, becoming the first Native American to hold the position.

Books To Read At Any Speed On The Treadmill

Whether you run or walk through books, and on the treadmill, we've got some reading materials to fit into your workout routine.

On Finding a New Definition of “Classic” Literature

It’s that time of year…the time when I look over what I’ve read, and realize just how many books I ...