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Where to hear poetry near you

Where to hear poetry near you

Poetry is considered one of the most beautiful forms of art. It is very accessible to anyone and it is legendary for waking up feelings and sparking emotions. There are many ways in which we can get in contact with poetry. The classic way to...

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The great works of E.E. Cummings

The great works of E.E. Cummings

Edward Estlin Cummings is one of the most prolific American writers. He was born in 1894 in Cambridge, Massachusetts and died in 1962 in Madison, New Hampshire.  He was a renowned poet, essayist, playwright, painter and author. He wrote more than...

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Great Modern Poets

Great Modern Poets

Poetry is something that seems to spark controversy because people don’t seem to agree on what is good or bad, accessible or not. Like art of any nature it is subjective but can perhaps  be most easily related to, when it speaks to...

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Different Forms Of Poetry

Different Forms Of Poetry

So how many different forms of poetry could there possibly be? Turns out a lot! If you try to find a definitive list of all forms of poetry it would take up considerable time and space as it appears there are forms of poetry from A to Z...

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Poetry in Music

Poetry in Music

Are you one of those people who think that poetry is old fashioned and has no relevance in today’s society? Then it may be good to remember that poetry can be found all around us in everyday life, but nowhere more abundantly in music. If we go...

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Poetry Throughout Time

Poetry Throughout Time

Some of the things we remember most vividly from childhood can be associated with a rhyme or a song. The simplest forms of nursery rhymes exist in many cultures passed down either in the written form or part of an oral tradition. Like all poetry...

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How to Write a Poem

How to Write a Poem

Poetry is a beautiful art form, a way to express your innermost feelings, whether they be good or bad. You can put your thoughts into words and let them be heard by others. Through history there have been great poets who have told beautiful...

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Best Poets of All Time

Best Poets of All Time

Poetry has been around for longer than we can remember and has become one of strongest forms of artistic expression throughout history. People around the world have been moved to cultivate such a beautiful talent thanks to some historic poets...

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Best Modern Poets

Best Modern Poets

“To be or not to be” One of the most famous quotes of the English language in history, and it came from the one and only, William Shakespeare. Believe it or not, that little line inspired thousands of writers across the globe, making the most...

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