#Poetry

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.

How Poetry is Grounding Me When I Feel Hopeless

When I'm feeling adrift and tetherless and the world is just too much, I need a syringe to the heart, Pulp Fiction style. I need poetry. 

10 New-to-Me Poets I Discovered Thanks to The Sealey Challenge

The Sealey Challenge is when poetry lovers read a collection a day. Here are the new favorite poets one reader discovered by trying it.

15 Poetry Books for the Upcoming Sealey Challenge

Every year, The Sealey Challenge comes along to keep us immersed in verse. Here are 15 poetry books for the upcoming Sealey Challenge, including Postcolonial Love Poem by Natalie Diaz.

Who Was Sappho?

Sappho was born sometime around in the 7th century BCE in Ancient Greece, but who was Sappho and why do we still read her poetry?

What is Prose Poetry?

Prose and poetry seem like opposites, when in fact, prose poetry is its own form. So what is prose poetry?

Movies Starring Poems And The Poets Who Penned Them

A tonic of curiosity, nostalgia, and obsession inspired me to cuddle up with four films that, in my starstruck opinion, spotlight poetry.

How Does Love Poetry Celebrate The Ordinary To Bring Out The Extraordinary?

Love poetry tells us how love makes one look at the world through a new lens, giving us enthusiasm for even the most trivial of things.

Quiz: Which AAPI Poetry Collection Should I Read Right Now?

It's May, which means it's AAPI Heritage Month, so what better time than now to take a quiz and get a recommendation for a poetry collection, like Goddess Muscle by Karlo Mila.

Poetry In Translation: What Are We Losing?

When translating poetry, what matters more: staying true to the actual worlds, or remaining faithful to their feel and intent?

10 Poetry Books by LGBTQ Asian Authors To Read Right Now

Here are 10 poetry books by LGBTQ Asian authors, including Besiege Me by Nicholas Wong, to read as a form of solidarity against the increasing anti-Asian hate in the United States.