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Essay on Children's poetry
Poetry is an Egg with a Horse Inside
Don’t underestimate what your students can understand how they will face the mysteries of poetry.
By Matthea Harvey

Essay on Children's poetry
Children’s Poetry
Giving children the gift of language in all its forms
By Eileen Myles

Essay on Children's poetry
Fears, Truths, and Waking Life
On the teaching of Kenneth Koch
By Jordan Davis

Poem Guide
Wallace Stevens: “Sunday Morning”
The first great flight of a Modernist legend
By Austin Allen

Life Upon These Shores
How did Robert Hayden, devoted formalist, suspicious of identity politics, come to write the most powerful poem about the transatlantic slave trade? 

By Lavelle Porter

Prose from Poetry Magazine
The lives of Frank Lima
By Garrett Caples

Prose from Poetry Magazine
So Much Better Than Most Things Written on Purpose
Mark Ford’s This Dialogue of One: Essays on Poets from John Donne to Joan Murray and Michael Hofmann’s Where Have You Been? Selected Essays
By David Wheatley

Wild Love
Ross Gay on the connections between gardening and poetry.
By Kyla Marshell

PJ Harvey publishes her first book of poetry, a collaboration with photographer Seamus Murphy.
By Ruth Graham

Poem Guide
Anne Sexton: “The Truth the Dead Know”
The impersonal power of a confessional classic
By Austin Allen

Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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