What is Poetry?

A particularity about language is that is a human creation, and as a human creation it can be understood and defined depending on the interactions of each individual with their environment...

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Nobel Prizes and Poetry

Alfred Bernhard Nobel (October 1833 – December 1896) was a chemist, philanthropist, engineer, inventor and businessman born in Sweden. One of his most important inventions was dynamite, among other things...

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Are Rap and Poetry Related?

There are many forms of literature, and poetry is one of them, poetry exists even before writing itself was invented, and it’s a form of literature that remains appreciated and popular to these days...

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Who Were the Cursed Poets?

Can creative genius become a curse? The French poet, Paul Verlaine thought so, and he proved it in 1884, by writing The Cursed Poets, an essay about the life and art of six poets (including himself) A group of artists who lived a life of torment...

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