Tag Archives: E.E. Cummings

Poems for National Poetry Month

April is my favorite time of year. Not for the showers (although, rain’s nice), nor for the beginning of spring; rather, April is my favorite time of the year because it’s officially National Poetry Month and that means I get … Continue reading

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Literary Paraphernalia: Literary Couple Tattoos

Oh yes, it’s February, and we all know what that means. Mushy stuff. Romance abounds and, for the couple that loves books and tattoos, we have something cool for you. So, in honor of mushy stuff, here are some great … Continue reading

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15 Historic Poetry Recordings We’re Lucky to Have

Technology has made the life of writers and readers much easier. We can store thousands of books in an e-reading device; write, edit, and save stories with a word processor; and use our phones as a dictionary and thesaurus and … Continue reading

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In Defense of Love Poems

People who know me might be confused by this post. I don’t come off as one overly sentimental, especially when it comes to love or love poems. But I think love is part of the human experience, and thus, like … Continue reading

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The First Poems of Famous Writers

Repost alert! If you’ve been following this blog since April 8th, 2013, skip this post. If you’re a more recent reader, here’s a great throwback to a past post I wrote about the first poems of famous writers. Everyone starts … Continue reading

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Literary Paraphernalia: Bookish Quote Tattoos

I love tattoos, especially ones with a literary slant. For this week’s Literary Paraphernalia, I decided to focus on literary tattoos involving text, choosing tattoos with some unique placements.   This quote comes from Kurt Vonnegut’s Cat’s Cradle. The whole … Continue reading

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Literary Paraphernalia: 10 Poetry-Inspired Pieces of Etsy Gear

Happy National Poetry Month! To get you in the mood to celebrate this wonderful time of the year, we thought we’d share some Etsy gear inspired by some of our favorite poets. Don’t be a nobody—or do. I think she … Continue reading

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Literary Paraphernalia: 10 Valentine’s Gifts for (Book) Lovers

Valentine’s Day is eight days away. If you’re still looking for a gift for your sweet, then this is the list for you (well—if your Valentine is a book lover, that is). Continue reading

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Happy (Belated) Birthday, E. E. Cummings

So I was supposed to write a post about E. E. Cummings birthday, and I am, only a few days late. So, happy belated birthday! Anyway, I chose to write about E. E. Cummings for his birthday because I am … Continue reading

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The Oral Element

I feel like a lot of poetry is misread – poetry is an oral art form that is meant to be read aloud or performed. Poetry on the page is much different then poetry from the lips of a poet … Continue reading

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