#Poetry

Whether you’re a lifelong poetry reader or are looking for your first collection to pick up, we’ve got something for you! Our writers cover new poetry, the best poetry for every reader, and more.

6 Poetry Books for a More Comforting Start to 2020

Here is a list of great poetry books that will not only bring you hope but also will help you kickstart your 2020 Goodreads goal.

20 Marvelous Poems About Beauty in All Its Forms

Short poems about beauty that explore all facets of beauty, the act of creating it, finding beauty in nature, tracing beauty in love and romance, and more.

The Best Pablo Neruda Poems: 5 of His Classic Works

Want to read more of Pablo Neruda's work? Start with five of the best Pablo Neruda poems to get a taste of his work and style. 

Read Harder: An Audiobook of Poetry

Here are some recommendations of audiobooks of poetry—in contemporary poetry, classic poetry, and novels in verse—for the Read Harder 2020 task.

ELECTRIC ARCHES is Coming to Television! What Other Poetry Would Make Great TV?

With Eve L. Ewing's ELECTRIC ARCHES coming to the small screen, one reader chose collections for poetry adaptations and the small screen.

Holiday Tales From 6 Women Poets

Six holiday tales from women poets to help you find the end-of-the-year spirit.

10 Creepy, Captivating Horror Poetry Collections

Combo your love for horror with your love for poetry with these horror poetry collections, with works by new and established writers and from indie presses.

7 Sylvia Plath Poems That Form The Bible Of Every Poetry Fan

Seven of the most powerful Sylvia Plath poems and why they're so powerful.

Poetry Finds Beauty in Winter

Don't let the cold weather get you down--celebrate the season and take a moment to reflect with these beautiful poems about winter.

13 Spooky Christina Rossetti Poems

The 19th century poet's work is characterized by a Victorian morbidity that makes Christina Rossetti's poems perfect for Halloween!

14 T.S. Eliot Quotes About All Facets Of Life

Here's a selection of thought-provoking T.S. Eliot quotes about life and despair from the 20th century poet, essayist, and playwright.

5 Stunning Poems by Jericho Brown to Read Today

One rioter picks five of her favorite poems by the American writer Jericho Brown to introduce more poetry lovers to his beautiful writing

4 Powerful Poems Every 21st Century Poetry Lover Should Read

Four poems that every poetry lover should read.

Feminist Agenda: Olivia Gatwood in London

A reader on the experience of seeing poet Olivia Gatwood speaking truth to power at London’s Rich Mix.

An Introduction to Nobel Prize-Winning Poet Gabriela Mistral

Get acquainted with the life and works of poet Gabriela Mistral, the only Latin American woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.