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April 12, 2015

Poetry

In honor of National Poetry Month, the Poetry Foundation is offering free downloads of the April edition of Poetry magazine, including audio and video. Get your Poetry now.

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February 7, 2013

Poetry magazineNational Poetry Month (April) is still a ways off, but it’s not too soon to put in your request for free copies of the the April 2013 issue of Poetry magazine (print and electronic versions available). The Poetry Foundation is offering a limited number of copies (maximum 10 per mailing address) to those who request them by March 24, 2013. More information here and the request form is here.

Poetry at 100

October 7, 2012

Poetry Magazine 100Poetry Magazine is one hundred years old this month. That’s a lot of years and a lot of poems. See the salute to Poetry on Harriet the blog or browse from the entire collection.

Happy Birthday, Poetry!

Poetry magazine, May 2011Every issue of the venerable (since 1912) Poetry magazine is densely packed with poems and text. Eric Elshtain, poet-in-residence at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital, in Chicago, introduced the May 2011 issue of Poetry as a starting place in a recent workshop with children in the pediatrics ward of Stroger.

Within the magazine’s pages, the young patients discovered poems within poems, then combined them with images. The results are startling and moving.

See photos of these erasure-plus poems and read Fred Sasaki’s article, “From Snow City,” in Harriet, the blog of the Poetry Foundation.

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February 3, 2012

Poetry Foundation logoAre you in a book club or reading group? If so, the Poetry Foundation invites you to request free copies of the April 2012 issue of Poetry Magazine. The offer honors both National Poetry Month and one hundred years of publication for the venerable magazine. For more information, see the Poetry Foundation announcement.

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