#poetry

11 Glorious Spoken Word Poems By Queer Poets

Glorious poetry by queer poets that highlights struggles of being queer in this heteronormative world, and our small victories.

Poet Louise Glück Wins 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature

Poet Louise Glück has been awarded with the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature.

5 Poetry Collections As History Lessons

These collections of poetry aren’t just transformative, but informative; one reader shares history lessons learned in collections like Don’t Let Me Be Lonely by Claudia Rankine.

New No-fee Ekphrastic Poetry Prize for Teens and Adults

The Barjeel Art Foundation has opened a new, no-fee ekphrastic poetry prize for teens and adults. There are six categories.

Literature in the Korean Drama BECAUSE THIS IS MY FIRST LIFE

This Rioter discovered something even more absorbing than the Korean drama she couldn't get enough of: the literature it featured.

5 Books To Get Your Buddhism Through Poetry

Poetry is a natural way into Buddhism. Here are some great collections to get you started.

On Memorizing Poetry

On the beauty and power of memorizing poetry. Why one reader has found such joy in this literary act.

Poetry From the Suffrage Movement

We're sharing a bunch of really rad poetry from the women's suffrage movement to get you amped up and ready to take on the world.

43 Short Poems to Sneak More Poetry Into Your Life

Short poems for when you need a quick poetry fix.

13 Steamy Erotic Poems

Searching for the right poem to warm you up? Read this list of 13 of the best erotic poems, from classics to the contemporary.

20 Friendship Poems To Brighten Your Day

A group of twenty poems about friendship looking at friendship with one another, the world, canines, lost friends, and terrible friends.

A Beginner’s Guide To The Different Types of Poems

Learn about the most common types of poems and be inspired to write a poem of your own.

Does Reading Poetry in the Morning Really Help Your Health?

Is there scientific merit to the claim reading poetry in the morning is good for your health?

Matwaala’s Poetry Wall Comes To Irving, TX

The South Asian Disaspora Poets’ Collective, Matwaala, has created a poetry wall, part of a larger two-month program India A La Art—A Cultural Collective.

20 Marvelous Poems About Beauty in All Its Forms

Short poems about beauty that explore all facets of beauty, the act of creating it, finding beauty in nature, tracing beauty in love and romance, and more.