Poetry Story Briefs

Poets convey deep thoughts with few words. How do poets approach their subjects? Why is the rhythm of words important to them? Poets want their words to be heard. Here's a collection to read "out loud."

Edgar Allan Poe published a poem entitled "Imitation," in 1827.

As Green Hornet's castaways drifted in the Pacific, an albatross stopped by the life raft.

In William Shakespeare's opinion, the life of a person - who lives to old age - consists of seven stages.

Poem on communication, by Carole Bos.

"Annabel Lee" is one of Edgar Allan Poe's most-famous poems. Was it autobiographical?

William Blake (1757-1827) was a young man, in his late teens, when he witnessed the "Gordon Riots" in London.

Dante Alighieri's Inferno, part of his "Divine Comedy," is a place where Virgil accompanies Dante as they see individuals who were characterized by av...

Cover of the highly acclaimed translation of "Beowulf," by Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney.

Poem on friendship, by Carole Bos.

Poem on betrayal, by Carole Bos

Poem on building a relationship, by Carole Bos.

Poem on change over a lifetime, by Carole Bos.

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