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  1. in her shoes podcast
    Maggie Smith Tells the Whole TruthThere’s so much more to the writer than the story of her divorce.
  2. culture
    A New Zine Explores the Sexy Side of CakeCake Zine considers the connection between baking and erotica.
  3. encounter
    The Light of Dominique FishbackThe Judas and Black Messiah actress delivers a performance only a poet could give.
  4. style
    Amanda Gorman Has Signed With IMG ModelsThe youth poet laureate will also be reading a poem at the Super Bowl.
  5. pride essentials
    Ocean Vuong Found Artistic Inspiration in a Baptist Church“It was, oddly, in that world, where I started to see what was possible.”
  6. poetry
    Please Enjoy This Very Sultry Poetry ReadingAndrew Scott, a.k.a. the Hot Priest from Fleabag, is making poetry readings sexy again.
  7. recommendations
    Now Is the Perfect Time to Memorize a PoemGive yourself over to a rhythm that is not your own.
  8. poetry
    Cory Booker Is the Visionary Instagram Poet We Need“We hunker down / But still we rise up.”
  9. poetry
    What Time Is the Super Bowl?A poem.
  10. the muse
    This Is the Best Way to Reveal Your Secret MarriageCourtesy of Pamela Anderson, who commented on her new nuptials in poetic fashion.
  11. exclusive
    Lili Reinhart Will Publish a Book of PoemsSoon you can buy it and feel as loved as Cole Sprouse.
  12. culture
    A Poetry Professor Critiques Justin Bieber’s Love Poem to Hailey Baldwin“There are some engaging possibilities to explore in revision.”
  13. fashion week poems
    Fashion Week Poems: Sparkles Underfoot at Sies MarjanWhat if all roads were paved with crystals?
  14. fashion week poems
    Fashion Week Poems: Collina Strada’s Colorful Vegan CampsiteI’d like a tie-dye water bottle.
  15. fashion week poems
    Fashion Week Poems: Tom Ford’s Fluffy HatsImagine getting into an argument while wearing this hat.
  16. culture
    Mary Oliver’s Poetry Found a Second Life As a MemeAre you really going to spend your one wild and precious life on Twitter?
  17. culture
    Poet Mary Oliver Wrote Plainly and Affectingly of Love and LossHere are a few favorite lines.
  18. hello donut
    Where to Get Free Donuts on National Donut Day 2018: A PoemWhen is National Donut Day? … Where do we go? … What do we say?
  19. niche drama
    This Week in Drama: The Soccer-Mom-Chat Troll, Granola vs. the FDA, and MoreWe recap the pettiest squabbles, juiciest feuds, and other niche drama you didn’t know you were living for every week.
  20. reading women
    Elizabeth Alexander on the Book That Taught Her About Complicated WomenLittle Women was my first consciousness of what it meant to really love and inhabit and identify with a book.”
  21. science of us
    This Is What Happens to Your Brain When You Read PoetryA new study explains.
  22. q&a
    Morgan Parker on Why Beyoncé Is a Metaphor for Every Black WomanIn her new book, the poet uses Beyoncé as a device to explore the lives of black women.
  23. cut cover story
    Is Cleo Wade the Millennial Oprah?The Instagram poet on style, her political awakening, and her relentless positivity.
  24. makes sense
    Read Rosie O’Donnell’s Poem About Meeting Ivanka TrumpIt’s called “8 million to one.”
  25. video
    Watch This Sad Male Model Read His Poetry to YouBeautiful people have breakups, too.
  26. james franco does it all
    Wow, James Franco’s Poem Is Very Good and Not Just Because He’s HotThat’s a lie.
  27. slam poetry
    The Game Is a Sensual, Seductive Instagram PoetThe Game for poet laureate of sex.
  28. bias
    What a Poetry Kerfuffle Can Teach Us About Bias“If I’d pulled the poem then I would have been denying that I gave the poem special attention because of the poet’s Chinese pseudonym.”
  29. gabi the hero
    This 9-Year-Old Dark-Lord Poetess Is Our New Goth Hero“The fire is red as blood,” writes Gabi.
  30. epilepsy
    A Woman’s Epilepsy Medication Turned Her Into a Compulsive PoetThis is one odd case study.
  31. weddings!
    The 5 Kinds of Poems You Hear at WeddingsAnd the two I chose for my childhood friend.
  32. poetry
    Review: The ‘Rape Joke’ Poet Patricia Lockwood’s New Book Is GreatThis weird Twitter poetess made me cry. 
  33. self-help gurus
    All About Beyoncé’s Hippie Instagram PoetryAnother day, another celebrity spiritual guru.
  34. poets
    Poet Starlets Fear Nothing, Not Even Writing About ‘Lady Parts’They write about love and gender and flossing.
  35. interviews
    Meet Jynne Dilling Martin, the Poet at the End of the WorldShe’s the Antarctic artist-in-residence.
  36. swagger
    Q&A: Meet Sadie Dupuis of Speedy OrtizAnd listen to some of the songs on her new album, out today.
  37. poetry
    Sharon Olds’s Vogue Poem: A Close ReadingThe most important literary window into the fashion bible since The Devil Wears Prada.
  38. pull it together
    Outfit of the Week: The Downtown AuthoressFloaty silk, nubbly wool, and hunter-green horsehair for the urban romantic.
  39. close readings
    We’re All Invited to Rosie O’Donnell’s WeddingAccording to our poetry analysis.
  40. butthole surfers
    A Poem About That Anal Tattoo Video“É muito BOM!”
  41. fab poems
    Someone Wrote Tyra Banks a Nice Little PoemSo we did too.
  42. irish poets
    Irish Columnist Attacks ‘Cosmosexual Designerdom,’ Celebrates ‘Exuberant Bodiness’Aspiring Gaelic bard Kevin Myers of the Irish ‘Independent’ puts Alexandra Shulman’s recent complaints into historical perspective.