The Academy of American Poets is for people who love poetry. Our membership is nearly 9,000 strong and growing, and our programs reach over 20 million people every year. Our programs include Poets.org, the Poets Forum, Poem in Your Pocket Day, National Poetry Month, American Poet magazine, the Poem-A-Day email series, the Poetry Audio Archive, educational initiatives, readings and events, awards and prizes, and so much more. We’ve been doing this since 1934, and we still think it's fun.

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Advice to young poets, from Terese Svoboda (via Gracy Paley)

Advice to young poets, from Terese Svoboda (via Gracy Paley)

Yes, there is a tumblr called: poetswithoutclothes.tumblr.com
And, yes, this is William Carlos Williams

Yes, there is a tumblr called: poetswithoutclothes.tumblr.com

And, yes, this is William Carlos Williams


Pablo Picasso to Gertrude Stein, 1919.

Pablo Picasso to Gertrude Stein, 1919.

(via paris-en-rose-deactivated201310)

A postcard of advice from Amy Lawless

A postcard of advice from Amy Lawless

Sad cat poem by Spencer Madsen

Sad cat poem by Spencer Madsen

<3 Frank

A postcard of advice from Stacy Szymaszek 

A postcard of advice from Stacy Szymaszek 

Don&#8217;t do it. A line of advice from Nat Otting

Don’t do it. A line of advice from Nat Otting

A line of advice from Philip Levine

A line of advice from Philip Levine