How the friendship between a poet and a timber baron kept a grove of California redwoods from clear-cutting.
In Angelou's poem "A Brave and Startling Truth," we can sense the poet's yearning for a more peaceful and loving future.
In the wake of Trayvon Martin’s death, what advice should a mother give to her young, brown son? Rasha Hamid pondered that question, and wrote this poem to her son Jibreel.
In the wake of Trayvon Martin’s death, what advice should a mother give to her young, brown son? Use Rasha Hamid's words to start a discussion with your students about what this tragedy means.
The late poet was a patriot who wrestled for the soul of her country.
Poet Laureate W.S. Merwin believes that it’s natural to love being in the world around us. His poem, "The Laughing Thrush," captures a sense of place with rich details and abundant joy.
What can we learn about ourselves when we let go of our fear of loneliness?
Writers help teens in jail learn to express difficult truths by putting pencil to paper.
On the occasion of the first United States Social Forum June 27, 2007 by Alice Lovelace