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Poetry

  1. glenn close hive
    Glenn Close Is Finally Ready to Read You Her Notre-Dame StoryShe has successfully uploaded it to Instagram.
  2. kids these days
    For the Country’s Best Teen Poets, Poetry Is ActivismHonorees of the National Student Poets Program, threatened under Trump, fight for the personal and political power of verse.
  3. culture
    A Poetry Professor Critiques Justin Bieber’s Love Poem to Hailey Baldwin“There are some engaging possibilities to explore in revision.”
  4. one grand books
    Author Sjón’s 10 Favorite BooksIsak Dinesen, Mikhail Bulgakov, and more.
  5. fashion week poems
    Fashion Week Poems: Sparkles Underfoot at Sies MarjanWhat if all roads were paved with crystals?
  6. fashion week poems
    Fashion Week Poems: Collina Strada’s Colorful Vegan CampsiteI’d like a tie-dye water bottle.
  7. fashion week poems
    Fashion Week Poems: Tom Ford’s Fluffy HatsImagine getting into an argument while wearing this hat.
  8. in memoriam
    How Mary Oliver’s Biographer Finally Met the Legendary PoetOliver, who died yesterday, connected with people “on the page,” and Lindsay Whalen was no exception.
  9. culture
    Mary Oliver’s Poetry Found a Second Life As a MemeAre you really going to spend your one wild and precious life on Twitter?
  10. culture
    Poet Mary Oliver Wrote Plainly and Affectingly of Love and LossHere are a few favorite lines.
  11. poetry
    New Year, New Verse: 4 Poetry Collections That Change the WorldPoems about addiction, war, tokenism, regret, forgiveness, and Republicans.
  12. year in culture 2018
    9 Books of Poems That Prove 2018 Was a Fantastic Year — at Least for Poetry.Including two rediscovered classics, a brilliant song of Trump-era outrage, and a transgender scholar’s reworking of Middle English.
  13. appropriation
    New Plagiarism Accusations Spark a Twitter Debate on ‘After’ PoemsAnother poet accused of theft — or is it just a centuries-old form of homage?
  14. plagiarism
    Poetry Twitter Erupts Over a Plagiarist in Their MidstAiley O’Toole was a young poet on the rise, until colleagues found she’d stolen their verse.
  15. sweet irony!
    A Pushcart-Nominated Poet Got a Tattoo of Words She Took From Another PoetOh cruel world! Oh sweet irony!
  16. hello donut
    Where to Get Free Donuts on National Donut Day 2018: A PoemWhen is National Donut Day? … Where do we go? … What do we say?
  17. NEA Tries to Boot Refugee Student From National Poetry CompetitionMaine’s poetry recitation champion happens to be a refugee from Zambia. Should that really matter?
  18. exclusive
    Read Nico Tortorella’s Poems on the Penis, the Vagina, and His IdentityExcerpted from Tortorella’s book all of it is you.
  19. last night on late night
    Helen Mirren Reads Stephen Colbert a Poem to Make Him Cry. Will You?Depends on where you’re at with the whole mortality thing, probably.
  20. verse
    Vogue Seems to Have Accidentally Published Taylor Swift’s Tumblr PoetrySnaps.
  21. last night on late night
    Cole Sprouse Reads a Childhood Poem He Wrote His Mom About, of Course, StabbingIt’s very sweet, except for the stabbing.
  22. niche drama
    This Week in Drama: The Soccer-Mom-Chat Troll, Granola vs. the FDA, and MoreWe recap the pettiest squabbles, juiciest feuds, and other niche drama you didn’t know you were living for every week.
  23. reading women
    Elizabeth Alexander on the Book That Taught Her About Complicated WomenLittle Women was my first consciousness of what it meant to really love and inhabit and identify with a book.”
  24. Listening to John AshberyHis death marks a real historical threshold, the passing away of the generation of writers who turned modernism into a tradition.
  25. r.i.p.
    John Ashbery, Celebrated and Influential Poet, Dead at 90Ashbery received many awards, including the Pulitzer Prize.
  26. npr tiny desk
    Chance the Rapper Wrote a Poem for His Emotional Tiny Desk Concert DebutIt’s called “The Other Side.”
  27. The Absolute Best Reading Series in New YorkIt’s all about that extra something special.
  28. This Is What Happens to Your Brain When You Read PoetryA new study explains.
  29. poetic justice
    Ethan Coen Wants to Be Poet Laureate in Recognition of Poetic Musings on TrumpAlas, his plea is in prose.
  30. q&a
    Morgan Parker on Why Beyoncé Is a Metaphor for Every Black WomanIn her new book, the poet uses Beyoncé as a device to explore the lives of black women.
  31. modern discourse
    Sherlock Co-Creator Slams Critics With Poem“In shooting down pygmies and Hounds from hell / Did Sherlock on Victorian niceties dwell?”
  32. cut cover story
    Is Cleo Wade the Millennial Oprah?The Instagram poet on style, her political awakening, and her relentless positivity.
  33. Rosie O’Donnell Wrote a Poem about Ivanka TrumpIt’s called “8 million to one.”
  34. makes sense
    Read Rosie O’Donnell’s Poem About Meeting Ivanka TrumpIt’s called “8 million to one.”
  35. boys don't cry
    Read Frank Ocean’s ‘Boyfriend’ Poem“I could say that I’m happy they let me and my boyfriend become married.”
  36. exclusive
    Hear a New Jeff Tweedy Song, Based on a Poem by Carl Sandburg“Theme in Yellow” comes from David Nagler’s Chicago Poems project.
  37. poetry
    Alice Walker Wrote a Poem About Jesse Williams and His Powerful BET SpeechShe really liked his speech.
  38. How Poet Robert Bly Started the Drum-Thumping Men’s Movement of the ’90sIs it time to head back to the woods?
  39. beta male
    How Poet Robert Bly Started the Drum-Thumping Men’s Movement of the ’90sIs it time to head back to the woods?
  40. A Requiem to Twitter’s ‘.@’ ReplyA poem eulogizing the death of the “.@” reply.
  41. Boston’s Sidewalks Are Covered in Secret Poems You Can Only See When It RainsRain clouds get a much-needed silver lining. 
  42. video
    Watch This Sad Male Model Read His Poetry to YouBeautiful people have breakups, too.
  43. #oscarssowhite
    Watch and Listen As Nick Cannon Unleashes a Semi-Oscar-Related Spoken-Word Poem“Nah, not another trophy rant.”
  44. james franco does it all
    Wow, James Franco’s Poem Is Very Good and Not Just Because He’s HotThat’s a lie.
  45. slam poetry
    The Game Is a Sensual, Seductive Instagram PoetThe Game for poet laureate of sex.
  46. bias
    What a Poetry Kerfuffle Can Teach Us About Bias“If I’d pulled the poem then I would have been denying that I gave the poem special attention because of the poet’s Chinese pseudonym.”
  47. gabi the hero
    This 9-Year-Old Dark-Lord Poetess Is Our New Goth Hero“The fire is red as blood,” writes Gabi.
  48. epilepsy
    A Woman’s Epilepsy Medication Turned Her Into a Compulsive PoetThis is one odd case study.
  49. weddings!
    The 5 Kinds of Poems You Hear at WeddingsAnd the two I chose for my childhood friend.
  50. poetry
    Review: The ‘Rape Joke’ Poet Patricia Lockwood’s New Book Is GreatThis weird Twitter poetess made me cry. 
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