Sonnet

Homer to Gluck: First Lines

by Sarah Foil Poetry and Poetics
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Our twitter and tumblr followers shared their favorite first lines of poetry.

The Poetry Object: Nicholas Powell

by Tamryn Bennett Red Room
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Cassette Sonnet

Poem of the Week: Tony Leuzzi

by Christopher Phelps Poems of the Week
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from Cadae: The Pi Poems

Bat & Man

by Brian Chappell Reviews & Interviews
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It’s also the nature of mythology to slowly but surely seep into the collective consciousness.

A Perfect Poem? “The Doe” by C. K. Williams

by Christopher Phelps Poetry and Poetics
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Here’s a question: What to do with (how to view) a poem you can’t help but think of as perfect?

Poem of the Week: Ben Estes, Ben Fama, Ben Kopel, Ben Mirov, Ben Winkler

by Ben Pease Poems of the Week
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[Selections from "Under Ben Bulben"]

Marriage Counseling for True Minds

by Alfred Corn Academia
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To what extent do the classics belong to our actual, lived experience?

Writing Without an Idea

by Joe Weil Poetry and Poetics
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I don’t usually have an idea in mind when I begin to write.

SONNETS by Bernadette Mayer

by Allison Power Poetry and Poetics
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I thought I’d share some Mayer sonnets, as Valentine’s day is almost upon us. Love nor the sonnet is standard in Mayer’s world, and she highlights the possibilities/ multiplicities of poetics and of love. After all, desire doesn’t always follow a neat and tidy pattern. SONNET So long honey, don’t ever come around again, I’m […]