Edgar Allan Poe Was a Vampire
October 16, 2014
Don't write him off because you think his poetry is silly.
In the charming way that only he can.
Two love poems from the war writer who gave us Goodbye to All That.
The Original Versions of Two of Auden's Most Beloved Poems
October 06, 2014
Here's how they were first published, in The New Republic.
What Robert Burns Would Have Made of Scottish Independence
September 19, 2014
The poet helped forge Scotland's national identity.
Remembering the Ceasefire
September 17, 2014
I enjoyed being happy. I enjoyed...
Dylan Thomas Is The Quintessential Poet for Adolescence
August 08, 2014
A new biography busts the myths around the Welsh poet
The haunting private thoughts of one of the twentieth century's best known English poets.
It is the rare new book of poetry that is entirely alive, entirely aloft.
June 15, 2014
My first father-...