#academyofamericanpoets

373 posts

TOP POSTS

Started in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets, National Poetry Month is celebrating its 20th anniversary! Write your own poem in the comments using 20 words or less. (This small fairy house at the Ira Nelson Horticulture center has been provided as a potential prompt.) For example:
Leaves whisper the secrets of seasons passed to those who care to listen. (Word count: 13)
#nationalpoetrymonth #writingprompt #academyofamericanpoets #terrifictuesday

With @uzoaduba last night after her moving performance at the Academy of American Poets event. She sent the most beautiful letter after watching #WaitingForHassana (one that I still read in disbelief.) Never thought I'd share a mutual fan girl moment with this one. #academyofamericanpoets #nationalpoetrymonth #aboutlastnight

Thank you to #academyofamericanpoets and @wildeamericanboy for publishing my poem "There is no name yet" on Poem-a-day today 💘

Alas! My members journal hath arrivethed. 😎

#americanpoet #cool #academyofamericanpoets

Bravo to our very own Krystal Languell, who is ~today's poem-a-day poet~ at poets.org! Of the poem, she says: "“I was thinking of the hurdles set up for young women to discourage their independence. A girl tries to access power through the channels she’s been introduced to, namely limited to purity, only to be denied anyway. All I have been able to conclude is that once we are willing to ask for permission, we’ve already lost our chance. This poem is from a series called ‘Little Runaway,’ a reference to the 1961 #1 song ‘Runaway’ by Del Shannon.” #academyofamericanpoets #womxnof1913

From the Academy of American Poets comes POEM-A-DAY: 365 Poems for Every Occasion
Loosely organized according to the flow and themes of the seasons (for example, the month of February includes poems on love, lust, and heartache), this substantial volume is designed to encourage the daily practice of reading poetry. A thematic index is included so that poems can be sought out for popular occasions such as marriage, graduation, and holidays, or enjoyed any day of the year.
#newrelease #poetry #academyofamericanpoets #anthology #indiesfirst

Happy Poetry Month! ✍🌷☔️ We are celebrating with the Academy of American Poets all month long. Tell us which lyrical geniuses you are reading! #poetrymonth #academyofamericanpoets

bathroom selfies at the poetry & the creative mind gala #academyofamericanpoets

MOST RECENT

The Academy of American Poets has awarded me with their Piri Thomas Poetry Prize. I'm super grateful. Go to poets.org to read a new poem by me. #forwardisthemantra

Grateful to have won the #academyofamericanpoets award for my #tankapoetry #ucla #delphiskypoetry #seasons #summer Follow the link to read poems: https://www.poets.org/academy-american-poets/fred-and-edith-herman-memorial-prize-2017

"the humble slaughter," published by the Academy of American Poets on Poets.org, winner of the Henri Coulette Memorial award. One part of a much larger piece! Stoked to share it! -
-
#poetry #poetrycommunity #poetryofinstagram #writingcommunity #writerscommunity #writersofinstagram #poems #poem #academyofamericanpoets

So proud to have had this poem selected by poetry-badass @lil.liburnian for the Ernesto Trejo Prize. Read it here: https://m.poets.org/academy-american-poets/ernesto-trejo-graduate-poetry-prize-2017 #poetsclassof2017 #academyofamericanpoets

Congrats to Sweet Actioness @brooklyncynthia! Her poem "Things I Will Tell My Children About Destiny" was selected for today's poem-a-day by the #academyofamericanpoets. Read this beautiful poem on poets.org.
.
#cynthiamanick #amreading #amreadingya #fridayflow #sweetactionpoetry

Honored to have a new poem about my grandmother's zinnias and the International Space Station (@iss) on Poem-a-Day! Thank you, @wildeamericanboy! "Zinnias": www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/zinnias #poetry #poemaday #academyofamericanpoets #zinnias #internationalspacestation

sometimes dreams do come true. I have a poem up today at the Academy of American Poets for their "poem a day" series. This one is called Huntington Beach. Thank you @wildeamericanboy #california #poetry #poets #dolphins #AcademyofAmericanPoets #huntingtonbeach #dolphins #mother #dreams

#emilyfragos from #academyofamericanpoets #poemaday. Spectacular. Devastating.

Thank you to #academyofamericanpoets and @wildeamericanboy for running a new poem today! #queermidlife #cortázar

Good Morning, Writers! For today's Countdown, we're highlighting the work of Geffrey Davis, who will be joining us in Morgantown to teach the poetry workshop next week. Davis is the author of Revising the Storm ​(BOA Editions 2014), winner of the A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize and a Hurston/Wright Legacy Award Finalist. His honors include fellowships from the Cave Canem Foundation and the Vermont Studio Center, the Anne Halley Poetry Prize, the Dogwood Prize in Poetry, the Wabash Prize for Poetry, the Leonard Steinberg Memorial/Academy of American Poets Prize, and nominations for The Pushcart Prize. His poems have been published by The Academy of American Poets, The Massachusetts Review, The New York Times Magazine and Ploughshares, among many others. He also co-authored, with poet F. Douglas Brown, the chapbook Begotten (URB Books 2016). A native of the Pacific Northwest, Davis is a faculty member of the MFA Program at the University of Arkansas. Check out his website here: http://www.geffreydavis.com/

We look forward to welcoming Geffrey Davis to Morgantown, West Virginia, and to hearing him read on Thursday July 20th at 8:00PM at the Hill & Hollow restaurant!

#callingallwriters #WVWW2017 #wvww17 #morgantown #geffreydavis #universityofarkansas #mfa #poetsandwriters #academyofamericanpoets #revisingthestorm #begotten #writersworkshop #hillandhollow ##cavecanem #newyorktimesmagazine #westvirginia #bestvirginia #themountainsarecalling

Whitman was profoundly affected by seeing so many wounded soldiers (including his own brother) in the Civil War that he volunteered as a nurse in army hospitals. He later wrote about his experience in "The Great Army of the Sick" and later in a book called "Memoranda During the War." #wow #instadaily #civilwar #civilwarhistory #waltwhitman #poet #poetry #journalism #academyofamericanpoets #medicine #historyofmedicine #tuesday #military #militaryhistory #facts

Bravo to our very own Krystal Languell, who is ~today's poem-a-day poet~ at poets.org! Of the poem, she says: "“I was thinking of the hurdles set up for young women to discourage their independence. A girl tries to access power through the channels she’s been introduced to, namely limited to purity, only to be denied anyway. All I have been able to conclude is that once we are willing to ask for permission, we’ve already lost our chance. This poem is from a series called ‘Little Runaway,’ a reference to the 1961 #1 song ‘Runaway’ by Del Shannon.” #academyofamericanpoets #womxnof1913

Most Popular Instagram Hashtags