Poetry Fool

Are you a fool for poetry? It is an art and a craft, and it requires a daring foolishness to write and appreciate. You've got good company!

TopicTopicMessagesLast Message 
share your own poetry255 unread / 255LeonStevens, April 8
Scansion27 unread / 27d-b, June 2020
Haiku poems28 unread / 28jldarden, March 2020
Music and Poetry1 unread / 1LeonStevens, February 2020
narrative verse5 unread / 5thorold, September 2019
Tone deaf to poetry - help!8 unread / 8thorold, January 2019
Best Late Night Poetry.2 unread / 2alaudacorax, November 2018
Contemporary Poets21 unread / 21AlbertHolmes, November 2018
How Poets Earn a Living22 unread / 22tonikat, February 2017
Seamus Heaney4 unread / 4jsimonharris, January 2017
Spoken Word5 unread / 5jsimonharris, January 2017
Italian Sonnets (with translation)1 unread / 1ferrarini_luca, December 2016
Book titles1 unread / 1tristero1959, December 2016
Do first impressions count?55 unread / 55rrp, November 2016
Why is this the worst poem ever?16 unread / 16rrp, October 2016
introducing myself + poem as an offering3 unread / 3LheaJLove, June 2016
RIP John Hollander3 unread / 3Esta1923, May 2016
Poems About Animals39 unread / 39Esta1923, May 2016
Poems About Aging18 unread / 18AsYouKnow_Bob, May 2016
Maine is a Perpetual Poem?12 unread / 12carusmm, May 2016
Bullied poet's slamming video goes viral3 unread / 3carusmm, May 2016
Poetry TBR5 unread / 5carusmm, May 2016
Mime Rhyem5 unread / 5carusmm, May 2016
Christmas poems7 unread / 7carusmm, May 2016
Post a Valentine's Poem16 unread / 16carusmm, May 2016
just started reading4 unread / 4carusmm, May 2016
Emo Poetry: Good or Bad?11 unread / 11carusmm, May 2016
YA poetry books?6 unread / 6carusmm, May 2016
why was language created? Communication? NO TO WOO WOMEN!4 unread / 4carusmm, May 2016
Philsophical Poetry10 unread / 10carusmm, May 2016
What Romantic Poet are You? - Does such a test exist?4 unread / 4carusmm, May 2016
Stephen Fry's "The Ode Less Travelled": Do you have it?4 unread / 4carusmm, May 2016
Favorite contemporary poet?11 unread / 11carusmm, May 2016
How do you read a book of poems?16 unread / 16carusmm, May 2016
Free write, something itching you to write?4 unread / 4carusmm, May 2016
amysisson's list of poetry read6 unread / 6amysisson, May 2016
About fenimist ppoets.2 unread / 2carusmm, May 2016
FEMINIST POETS69 unread / 69carusmm, May 2016
Hey, I'm just starting out to write Poetry, and I love it!13 unread / 13carusmm, May 2016
Share a poem which may bring a tear to your eye...60 unread / 60carusmm, May 2016
Share a funny poem...64 unread / 64carusmm, May 2016
Last poem read16 unread / 16carusmm, May 2016
So why write poetry31 unread / 31carusmm, May 2016
The Business End: Keeping Track of Poems6 unread / 6carusmm, May 2016
allen ginsberg6 unread / 6carusmm, May 2016
Anyone up to discussing W.B. Yeats ?15 unread / 15carusmm, May 2016
De La Mare, Austin Dobson confusion.4 unread / 4carusmm, May 2016
Songwriter Poets197 unread / 197carusmm, May 2016
The Road Not Taken69 unread / 69carusmm, May 2016
Chad M Zaputil2 unread / 2carusmm, May 2016
In Memoriam4 unread / 4carusmm, May 2016
Renga2 unread / 2carusmm, May 2016
Burning The Christmas Tree Greens4 unread / 4carusmm, May 2016
My Pretty Rose-Tree by William Blake5 unread / 5carusmm, May 2016
Tanka poetry form2 unread / 2carusmm, May 2016
Crown of Sonnets4 unread / 4carusmm, May 2016
Best words in their best order.15 unread / 15carusmm, May 2016
Dylan Thomas centenary2 unread / 2carusmm, May 2016
To Defund Obamacare19 unread / 19carusmm, May 2016
Hearing your words by another...6 unread / 6carusmm, May 2016
The Lord's Prayer!4 unread / 4carusmm, May 2016
Trakl translations?3 unread / 3carusmm, May 2016
Poetry Fool member's original poems to share215 unread / 215carusmm, May 2016
How to Eat a Poem6 unread / 6carusmm, May 2016
Sex!30 unread / 30carusmm, May 2016
The Best 26 Letters!4 unread / 4carusmm, May 2016
PARADISE Or HELL!5 unread / 5carusmm, May 2016
Who's your muse poet and why?69 unread / 69carusmm, May 2016
How did you manage to read Paradise Lost?63 unread / 63carusmm, May 2016
Lit Genius2 unread / 2carusmm, May 2016
W B Yeats on Radio1 unread / 1antimuzak, June 2015
Siegfried Sassoon's war diaries published online1 unread / 1chrisharpe, August 2014
Father's Day1 unread / 1cl1914p, June 2014
National Poetry Month 201413 unread / 13leialoha, May 2014
Share your poetry89 unread / 89leialoha, March 2014
Matthew Hollis's 'Now All Roads Lead to France' is BBC R4 Book of the Week1 unread / 1chrisharpe, October 2013
Seamus Heaney reads from his translation of Beowulf on BBC R41 unread / 1chrisharpe, October 2013
Post Your Favorite Poem - Part 37 unread / 7oldstick, September 2013
Yannis Ritsos2 unread / 2Junopolis, September 2013
Tennyson's Idylls of the King, a BBC R3 adaptation1 unread / 1chrisharpe, July 2013
BBC R4: Edward Thomas - In Pursuit of Spring4 unread / 4chrisharpe, April 2013
Tony Harrison's V forthcoming on BBC R47 unread / 7alaudacorax, February 2013
Post a Ghost Poem35 unread / 35SimonW11, February 2013
Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) plays Allen Ginsberg in new Indie Movie1 unread / 1Mary-McCray, January 2013
Costa Prize2 unread / 2joannasephine, January 2013
Post your favorite poem, Part 2142 unread / 142Schmerguls, November 2012
BBC R4 Poetry Please: The Ballad of Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde1 unread / 1chrisharpe, October 2012
Contemporary poetry1 unread / 1LheaJLove, August 2012
Tree of Words3 unread / 3lapomelzi, April 2012
BBC R3 Sunday Feature: Swansea's Other Poet, Vernon Watkins3 unread / 3chrisharpe, March 2012
Name that poem1 unread / 1Fogies, December 2011
I'm discovering poetry19 unread / 19jburlinson, October 2011
Felix Dennis - have you read?3 unread / 3Bowerbirds-Library, October 2011
'Tis the Season1 unread / 1MaryChase, October 2011
The Lives of Poets4 unread / 4Lindaannstrang, September 2011
new collection of poetry - Soliloquies: the lady doth indeed protest2 unread / 2joannasephine, August 2011
BBC R4: Tagore at 1501 unread / 1chrisharpe, July 2011
BBC R3: Words and Music: Edward Thomas's "The South Country"1 unread / 1chrisharpe, July 2011
BBC Radio 4: Ian McKellen reads William Wordsworth's "The Prelude"1 unread / 1chrisharpe, May 2011
Non-Western Poetry13 unread / 13pm11, May 2011
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