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Are Rap and Poetry Related?

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?

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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Ways to Celebrate Poetry Month

Ways to Celebrate Poetry Month

The Academy of American Poets created the National Poetry Month in the United States to encourage people to appreciate poetry and to become more aware of the power of poetry in expressing beauty, emotion, and universal ideas. National Poetry...

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The Great Feminist Poetry Movement

The Great Feminist Poetry Movement

Since time immemorial, men held the sole authority when it came to the field of the arts, literature and philosophy. Back then, they could not fathom the idea of women as thinking creatures. This became the reason why all manner of knowledge and...

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An Overview on Narrative Poetry

An Overview on Narrative Poetry

When the word “poetry” is mentioned what typically comes to people’s minds are those pieces of literature that resemble and sound like song lyrics. To others, what they commonly picture is the complex language of Shakespeare’s sonnets. What these...

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Mobile Apps to Learn Poetry

Mobile Apps to Learn Poetry

In our modern world, where the internet and mobile technology has taken over almost every aspect of human life, it only makes sense that traditional media and learning platforms also make their way into smartphones and mobile devices. The same...

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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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