Here at Poetry Teatime, we've introduced many poets. We've celebrated poets from history through themed teatimes, and we've interviewed children's poets writing today. This master list includes all of our articles about poets both past and present.
Want to start reading poetry with your family but aren't sure how to guide the discussion? Looking for a deep dive into complex styles or formal elements of poetry? Whether you're beginning your journey into poetry or you've been celebrating Poetry Teatimes for years, find helpful information here for learning about poetry with the whole family.
Gwendolyn Brooks was one of the most influential poets and activists of the 20th century. She was the first African American to receive the Pulitzer Prize for poetry. Brooks wrote about the Civil Rights movement and the problems black people faced, especially in inner cities like her hometown, Chicago. Let’s celebrate Brooks by learning more about her work!
There is something powerful about ruins. They make us think about the greatness of the past and the passage of time. They remind us of history and the future. It's no wonder that ruins have been a source of poetic inspiration for a very long time.
If you’ve never heard of Christina Rossetti, then you’re in for a treat! One of the Victorian Era’s most famous poets, Rossetti wrote beautiful otherworldly poems about love and loss as well as famous carols and Christmas poems like “In the Bleak Midwinter.”
Here at Poetry Teatime, we love Charles Ghigna. Also known as "Father Goose," he's written poetry about funky animals, protecting the environment, and even fun seasonal math! Today, we're celebrating his brand new book, Dear Poet: Notes to a Young Writer.
It’s September, which means we’re celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States. This month, we recognize the wonderful achievements of Latin Americans. Today, we’d like to focus on the poetry of Chilean writer Pablo Neruda.
Did you know that Lewis Carroll, inventor of the Alice in Wonderland stories, was a mathematician who taught at Oxford and wrote eleven mathematical books? Of course, he’s better known as a lifelong storyteller, beginning with his twelve siblings and even entertaining Queen Victoria’s children with his tales! Let’s celebrate Carroll and his imaginary worlds in today's teatime.