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poem : a composition in verse — Webster See also OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, Urban Dictionary

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Poetry is a form of literary art in which language is used for its aesthetic and evocative qualities in addition to, or in lieu of, its apparent meaning. Poetry may be written independently, as discrete poems; or, may occur in conjunction with other arts, as in poetic drama, hymns, lyrics, or prose poetry. It is published in dedicated magazines (the longest established being Poetry and Oxford Poetry), individual collections and wider anthologies. — Wikipedia

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Introduction to Poetry (Billy Collins, Poetry Foundation)

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Poetry through the Ages (Michael Douma, Curator)

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The Poetry Archive

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Tips for Teaching Poetry (Academy of American Poets)

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Poet Laureate (The Poetry and Literature Center at the Library of Congress)

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The New Yorker: Poetry Readings and conversation with The New Yorker's poetry editor, Kevin Young.

  • “To Claim What Has Tried to Claim Me”: A...
    by wnycdigital@gmail.com (WNYC Studios and The New Yorker) on May 5, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    In a special episode of the Poetry Podcast, Kimiko Hahn, Monica Youn, Paul Tran, and Megan Fernandes join Kevin Young to read their work, and to discuss Asian-American poetics and the role of poetry in our tumultuous times. Kimiko Hahn, a distinguished professor at Queens College, City University of New York, has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Shelley Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America. She has published ten books of poems, including, most recently, “Foreign […]

  • Toi Derricotte Reads Tracy K. Smith
    by wnycdigital@gmail.com (WNYC Studios and The New Yorker) on March 17, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Toi Derricotte joins Kevin Young to read “We Feel Now a Largeness Coming On,” by Tracy K. Smith, and her own poem “I give in to an old desire.” Derricotte is a poet, memoirist, and co-founder, with Cornelius Eady, of the literary organization Cave Canem. Her honors include the PEN/Voelcker Award for Poetry and the Paterson Poetry Prize for Sustained Literary Achievement; in 2020, she received the Poetry Society of America’s Frost Medal, for distinguished lifetime achievement in […]

  • Margaret Atwood Reads Saeed Jones
    by wnycdigital@gmail.com (WNYC Studios and The New Yorker) on December 16, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    Margaret Atwood joins Kevin Young to read “A Stranger,” by Saeed Jones, and her own poem “Flatline.” Atwood, a prolific poet and novelist, is known for brilliant books such as “The Handmaid’s Tale” and “The Blind Assassin.” Her many distinctions include the Los Angeles Times Innovator’s Award, the Franz Kafka Prize, the pen Center U.S.A.’s lifetime-achievement award, and not one but two Booker Prizes, most recently for “The Testaments.” “Dearly,” her first […]

  • Arthur Sze Reads Robert Hass
    by wnycdigital@gmail.com (WNYC Studios and The New Yorker) on November 18, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    Arthur Sze joins Kevin Young to read “The Problem of Describing Trees,” by Robert Hass, and his own poem “Vectors.” Sze has received the Landon Literary Award, the Jackson Poetry Prize and, in 2019, the National Book Award in Poetry.

  • Joy Harjo Reads Sandra Cisneros
    by wnycdigital@gmail.com (WNYC Studios and The New Yorker) on September 16, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Joy Harjo joins Kevin Young to read “Still-Life with Potatoes, Pearls, Raw Meat, Rhinestones, Lard, and Horse Hooves,” by Sandra Cisneros, and her own poem “Running.” Harjo is the current Poet Laureate of the United States, as well as a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. Her many honors include the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize and the Wallace Stevens Award.