#poetry

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. 

The Subversive Verse of Shel Silverstein

Silverstein's clever use of literary devices shows how poetry offers a great tool to break open language.

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.

24 of the Best Award-Winning Poetry Books

Explore the world of poetry and find your new favorite poet with this list of 24 of the best award-winning poetry books, including OBIT.

8 Affrilachian Poetry Collections That Need to Be on Your TBR

Get to know Affrilachian poetry with this guide to outstanding reads, including Make Me Rain.

Quiz: Plan Your Perfect Winter Vacation and We’ll Assign a Poem to Read

What goes better together than wintery chill and snuggling with books? Take the quiz to find your perfect cuddle buddy in book form!

A Case for Genre Juggling: Balancing Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry

One reader and writer explains how she balances reading fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, often at the same time.

Sylvia Plath’s Role in Modern Pop Culture

Enjoy these bits of Sylvia Plath in pop culture, from movies and songs to inspired books and strange TV references.

9 Dark Novels in Verse

Verse novels combine a compelling story with stark and intricately spun poetry. There’s one for you in this list of dark novels in verse.

8 Poetry Collections From 2021 to Read Right Now

We have your 2021-released poetry collections that are visceral and emotional, over multiple topics, and all collections you need to read.