In The Sum of Two Mothers, Topeka poet Dennis Etzel Jr. opens a discussion about equality, gender roles, and acceptance. Check out the collection from your library and join the conversation.
It’s National Poetry Month! I know, you say. But wait…poetry can be a powerful form of expression. Check out this blog post for a cool story on how two teen girls connected through words.
One of the things I like best about poetry is that no matter how you are feeling, there is a poem that will speak to your mood. Here are some examples: Happy? Try Poems for a Good and Happy Life compiled by Myrna Reid Grant or perhaps you are also a bit hungry and Eat […]
Celebrate National Poetry Month! Listen as Leah Sewell and Israel Wasserstein share their poetry and talk about their writing process and their sources of inspiration as Kansas poets.
Surround yourself with poetry and honor poets of today and yesteryear by reading their works. Check out poetry books or audiobooks from your library. Here are a few we recommend.
Who was Sylvia Plath? Why is her poetry still read and discussed today? Find out as Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley interview Miranda Ericcson about Sylvia Plath’s life and work in this illuminating and insightful podcast. Have you read Sylvia Plath’s poetry or her novel The Bell Jar? Share your thoughts with us!