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Great Children’s Poets

Great Children’s Poets

A Good Place to Start When we think of great poets we may be transported back in time to another century when poetry was a more common place form of literature that people were familiar with and accustomed to listening to and...

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Caribbean Poetry

Caribbean Poetry

The Caribbean Caribbean poetry, often referred to as West Indian poetry, covers poetry that hails from those island regions and may take the form of either oral or written traditions and history that have been variously passed down through time...

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Poetry and the Middle East

Poetry and the Middle East

Protest Poetry has long been the people’s choice when it comes to protest and giving voice to a discontent that needs to be heard. Perhaps the need for social reform is at the root of the matter, a desire to see the end of war, a better regard...

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Japanese Poetic Forms

Japanese Poetic Forms

The Japanese Ideal Without much doubt we can assert that the Japanese have a precise way of looking at the world and representing it with a restraint and precision somewhat unique only to them. Not surprisingly then, their approach to the poetic...

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Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

What’s in a Name The name Pulitzer is familiar to most people in connection with the annual prizes awarded for excellence in Letters, Drama, and Music, however few may know the origin of this name and its awards. Joseph Pulitzer, after whom the...

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