Edgar Allan Poe is an writer associated with American Romanticism. He is known for his exploration of dark themes in stories as well as poetry. While many people in the U.S. are vaguely aware of Poe (his writing is often taught in English curriculum), many people might… MORE →
It’s National Poetry Month. Share this poem with your friends! “Sonnet LV” William Shakespeare Not marble, nor the gilded monuments Of princes, shall outlive this powerful rime; But you shall shine more bright in these contents Than unswept stone, besmear’d with sluttish time. When wasteful war shall… MORE →
We’re ecstatic. April is National Poetry Month.
Every weekday in April, we will be sharing a poem, an excerpt of poetry, or a feature on a poet. Our celebration will feature poetry from every era, and we ask our friends to join us throughout the month by sharing their favorite poetry under the tag #PoetryMonth.
Guest post by Meryl K. Evans The valet pulled up in my car. I thanked him, tipped him and entered my car. I noticed both turn signals were blinking. What’s up? It took me a minute to realize the valet had turned on the hazard lights. I… MORE →
It’s always adorable when children attempt to write letters or caption illustrations, but can’t quite get the wording right. What’s even more adorable is when children write something they didn’t intend to write at all. Whether the culprit is bad handwriting or simply not sounding out a word… MORE →