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Marveling Over Opening Poems

What power is there in a poem that launches a collection? One reader dives into the wonder and awe of…

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The Best Poetry Books of 2023

Though these collections are wildly different, they possess the heart, rigor, and inventiveness that makes them the best poetry books…

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Best Instagram Poetry Accounts

The best Instagram poetry accounts will feed you art, truth, and beauty through poetry. Read on for which accounts to…

4 weeks ago

New Black Poetry Books for 2023

To honor Black History Month and amazing Black poets, here are 11 new Black poetry books coming out in 2023,…

1 month ago

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…

2 months ago

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…

3 months ago

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…

3 months ago

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.

3 months ago

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…

4 months ago

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…

5 months ago