#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.

8 Poetic Books Like TIME IS A MOTHER

Looking for more books like Time is a Mother? Here are eight books to dig into, including Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner.

Holiday Downtime: Poetry Books to Inspire Year-End Reflection

Make the most of your year-end downtime with these poetry books to inspire reflection, featuring works like Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth by Warsan Shire.

10 of the Best Poetry Collections of 2022

In this year of standout poetry collections, I’m honored to have passed hours with these books, and I’m eager to reread them.

9 Unforgettable Prose Books Written by Poets

Poets are expert wordsmiths, so it's no surprise these prose books by poets are meticulously crafted, making for unforgettable reads.

Poetry to Get You Through the Winter

Here are poetry collections, like Desgraciado: The Collected Letters by Angel Dominguez, that will have you parsing through your emotions and engaging in introspection — perfect for the colder months.

In Appreciation Of The “Notes” Section In Poetry Collections

For me, the Notes section of a poetry collection has been an independent study in poetry, one of the many readerly joys of my bookish days.

The Best Black Poets to Read (and Listen To!) Right Now

Celebrate all things Black poetry with the best Black poets to read and to listen to right now, including Morgan Parker.

Poems About Coming Out To Read On National Coming Out Day

Everyone's experience coming out is different. These poems capture the fear, joy, backlash, and relief that comes with coming out.

A Guide to U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón’s Poems

Meet the new U.S. Poet Laureate, Ada Limón. This primer will introduce you to her work, including the best poems in her poetry collections.

On Beginning My Days With Poetry

Rituals, like in other arenas of our lives, have their place in reading practices. Here are one poetry lover's experiences with hers.