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3 Must-Read Pieces of “Poe-try”

by • April 02, 2015
The Passive-Aggressive Raven

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 →

A Daily Dose of Poetry: Day 2

by • April 02, 2015
William Shakespeare, excerpt from "Sonnet LV"

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 →

A Daily Dose of Poetry: Day 1

by • April 01, 2015
White blossom poem by D.H. Lawrence

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.