Classic Poems
Nov. 16 2010 11:40 AMFlamedSir Walter Raleigh and the art of the poetic takedown.
Sept. 14 2010 6:57 AMA Perfect DiscomfitWilliam Blake's two poems called "The Chimney Sweeper" create art by keeping us uncomfortable.
July 20 2010 6:53 AMWild ChildThe best poems for kids aren't the soft and saccharine ones.
Oct. 19 2010 6:58 AMKeener SoundsHow can poetry that doesn't rhyme be so pleasing to the ear?
Aug. 17 2010 7:33 AM"The Self-Consumer of My Woes"The enigmatic and enduring art of John Clare, a mad pauper and brilliant poet.
June 22 2010 7:14 AMFirmness in the WriteWhy Abraham Lincoln's poetry is the real thing.