Poetry is serious, playful, all-encompassing, specific, divine, incomprehensible, profane—and great for getting phone numbers.
What Oprah knows for sure about poetry.
Celebrate the art of writing a poem in honor of National Poetry Month and discover your own passion for the craft.
Did you know that poems take root in the found objects and slammed doors of everyday life? You can write one. Really! Honor Moore leads the way.
Nick Flynn, Timothy Shriver, Sharon Olds, David Rakoff, and Kim Rosen recall their darkest hours and the poetry that sustained them.