#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.

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.

Who Was Rumi?

Who was Rumi? When did he live? How has his work impacted poetry and literature in the years since his death? Learn more now.

The Guggenheim Museum Welcomes Its First Poet-In-Residence

The Guggenheim Museum just welcomed an award-winning poet into their first Poet-in-Residence position. Here's a little about the program.

The Most influential Poetry Collections of All Time

As subjective as poetry is, there are still some poets who inspire their contemporaries, and even generations. Here are a few of their works, like The Collected Poems of Audre Lorde by Audre Lorde.