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Apr 22

Today’s new poem is "When They Die We Change Our Minds About Them" by Jennifer Michael Hecht.

Today’s new poem is "When They Die We Change Our Minds About Them" by Jennifer Michael Hecht.

From “Knowledge” by Louise Bogan:
Trees make a long shadow
And a light sound
 

From “Knowledge” by Louise Bogan:

Trees make a long shadow
And a light sound

 

Apr 21

Thanks to teacher Ann Radebaugh for sharing this great photo of the National Poetry Month 2014 “Poetree” at Jasper High School in Plano, Texas. Students posted original and published poems to make the leaves.

Thanks to teacher Ann Radebaugh for sharing this great photo of the National Poetry Month 2014 “Poetree” at Jasper High School in Plano, Texas. Students posted original and published poems to make the leaves.

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Today’s new poem is "Vantage" by Alan Shapiro. 

Today’s new poem is "Vantage" by Alan Shapiro. 

Apr 18

April Book Club: National Poetry Month | Martha Stewart -

The staff at Martha Stewart Living are celebrating National Poetry Month and Poem in Your Pocket Day this month! 

Check it out, and spot our Poem in Your Pocket Day books!

Shots from our spring American Poets launch at Berl’s Poetry Shop. Readers (top to bottom): Cathy Linh Che, Saskia Hamilton, and Dan Chiasson. Thanks to everyone who came out despite the cold and rainy weather.

Shots from our spring American Poets launch at Berl’s Poetry Shop. Readers (top to bottom): Cathy Linh Che, Saskia Hamilton, and Dan Chiasson. Thanks to everyone who came out despite the cold and rainy weather.

From “Miracles" by Walt Whitman: 
"As to me I know of nothing else but miracles"

From “Miracles" by Walt Whitman:

"As to me I know of nothing else but miracles"

Apr 17

Today’s new poem is "Etta’s Elegy" by Maureen Seaton.

Today’s new poem is "Etta’s Elegy" by Maureen Seaton.

Apr 16

Today’s new poem is "Singer" by Valzhyna Mort.

Today’s new poem is "Singer" by Valzhyna Mort.