Well actually, this poem about mansplaining is the best part of National Poetry Day

Some men just have a hard time grasping that they don’t know everything.

Karen Fratti | October 6, 2016 - 6:01 pm

The Italian Moka Pot King Was Buried In A Moka Pot

You may not be able to take it with you – but you CAN be memorialized in the very object that made you famous, and 93-year-old Bialetti was certainly not

Bronwyn Isaac | February 18, 2016 - 4:30 pm

6 Modern-Day Queer Poets You Must Read

Poetry is dead… Yes? No? HELL NO! And that’s not because I write crappy poems myself, but because I literally drool over lit social media accounts like Words Dance,

Tammy Danan | January 29, 2016 - 9:30 am

James Franco’s New Poetry Collection Is Titled Straight James/Gay James

And everything you’re thinking it will be, it probably is.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 28, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Watch Nicki Minaj’s Lovely Reading Of Maya Angelou’s “Still I Rise”

Does my sassiness upset you?/ Why are you beset with gloom?

Megan Reynolds | November 19, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Surprise: White Man Who Published As “Yi-Fen Chou” Stole The Name From A Real Person

Micheal Derrick Hudson, the white male poet included in The Best American Poetry 2015 anthology for his poem “The Bees, the Flowers, Jesus, Ancient Tigers, Poseidon, Adam and Eve” under a pen…

Megan Reynolds | September 10, 2015 - 5:30 pm

White Guy Finally Gets Poetry Published — As Yi-Fen Chou

“If there is such a thing as employing yellowface in poetry, this has to be it.” That’s what Korean-American blogger Phil Yu, known as Angry Asian Man, has to say…

Newser | September 8, 2015 - 4:45 pm

Mary Karr Gives Best Commencement Speech Of All Time, Deserves All Of The Awards

“Don’t make the mistake of comparing your twisted up insides to other people’s blow dried outsides.”

Claire Hannum | May 19, 2015 - 11:31 am

Pizza Hut Australia Launched A Limited-Edition Nail Polish Line, And It Doesn’t Look That Bad!

Pizza Hut worked hard to get my heart as a kid (do you remember BookIt?!) and now they’ve gone after the other thing I love the most: nail polish. Pizza…

Megan Reynolds | February 21, 2015 - 3:00 pm

5 Great Poems By Philip Levine, Who Found Magic In Everyday Life

Philip Levine, Pulitzer Prize-winning former Poet Laureate of the United States, died Saturday at age 87. His early life in Detroit and his work on the auto assembly line inspired…

Claire Hannum | February 17, 2015 - 4:15 pm

This Dance & Spoken Word Performance Takes Down Bullying

These ultra-talented kids from the non-profit group MusEffect collaborated with poet Azure Antoinette to put together a choreographed performance about cyberbullying. October is National Bullying Prevention Month, so there was no…

Claire Hannum | October 25, 2014 - 10:00 am
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