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Amiri Baraka, here participating in a Newark Museum panel discussion about the social, political and cultural climate of the 1950s, has died at the age of 79.

Amiri Baraka obituary

As written by John Keats (and as portrayed by Ben Wishaw). Happy 219th birthday, John!

Robert Pinsky, The Art of Poetry No. 76 Interviewed by Ben Downing, Daniel Kunitz

Today in Black History, 10/7/2013 - Amiri Baraka (Everett LeRoi Jones) published “Blues People: Negro Music in White America,” which is considered one of the most influential volumes of jazz criticism, in 1963. For more info, check out today's notes!

Roger Mcgough, Art, Popular Culture, Mcgough Poet, Poetry Popular

Amiri Baraka’s Unique Friendship With Frank O’Hara

The robot that writes #poetry: Machine helps compose sonnets after ‘studying’ Shakespeare's work

keep calm and read a book

Seamus Heaney (RIP) Reads “Death of a Naturalist” and His Nobel Lecture on the Power of Poetry


We are all poets really ... on TTL Design

Poets Practice Unsafe Text


To compile all my poems and have them bound for each one of my kids

poets and philosophers

33 One Sentence Inspirational Quotes. I love Charles Bukowski even more every time I see his work

poets vs POETS

Sylvia Plath - favourite poet! A tortured soul and a feminist icon.

From Dante's Inferno