7 Famous Limerick Examples That Will Inspire You to Write Your Own
There once was a limerick example, but this is just the preamble. Read on for more famous verse to explore,...
Meet Amanda Gorman: The History-Making Poet the World Is Still Talking About
The youngest-ever inaugural poet exploded onto the national stage when she spoke at President Joe Biden's inauguration. Here are some...
14 Amazing Black Poets to Know About Now
Their words cut to the core of the human experience and the realities of being Black in America.
6 Amazing Poems From Inaugural Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman
We curated six amazing poems she penned for you to enjoy.
20 Funny Poems That Will Perk Up Your Day
In honor of National Poetry Month, we present some of our favorite funny poems that are good for a laugh....
20 Love Poems for Every Mood
Fumbling for words of love? Let the great poets speak your heart on all occasions.
This Mom’s Poem Is a Brilliant Way to Teach Kids the Truth About Santa
Could it be possible that Santa is real and works through the hands of parents?
Robert Frost Gave Me a Piece of Advice—but He Forbid Me to Speak of It in His Lifetime
For the great Robert Frost the best anthology of poetry was the one not written.
An Intimate Look at Sea Creatures Large and Tiny
"With every drop of water you drink, every breath you take, you're connected" to the sea, writes eminent oceanographer Sylvia...
This Man Was Trying to Find a Poem at His Small-Town Library. How the Librarian Helped Will Blow You...
The heartwarming ways a small-town library got by before Google and the internet.
Beyond Inspiring: How One Woman’s Poem Saved an Entire Forest
Can a few lines of verse rescue thousands of redwoods? That depends on who reads them.
7 Poems to Remind You of the Beauty of Nature
In honor of #NationalPoetryMonth, some of our favorite submissions from the 2015 Reader's Digest Poetry Contest touch on the many...
10 Teary-Eyed Poems on Love, Loss, and the Meaning of Life
In honor of #NationalPoetryMonth, our favorite submissions from the 2015 Reader's Digest Poetry Contest reflect on life's major emotional moments,...
Meet the Winners of the 2015 Reader’s Digest Poetry Contest
We received over 4,800 entries from readers. In honor of #NationalPoetryMonth, we are pleased to present the four outstanding winners.
Reader’s Digest Poetry Contest: Rules
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