Some nineteenth-century novelists predicted horrible futures, with perfectly horrible clothing to match.
When it comes to interactions with the police, the law favors direct speech. But that's not always the way we're trained to speak to people in power.
Tragically killed in action during the Battle of Arras in 1917, Edward Thomas was on the verge of a breakthrough.
As he lay bedridden with dysentery, the author wrote an astonishing number of haiku. What inspired him?
The lyrical poetic form’s origins can be traced back earlier than Petrarch.
A 2012 essay from the American Poetry Review on poetry and the architecture of anger.
Despite his reputation for hypermasculinity, the author was fascinated by different forms of gender expression.
The name of this fourteen-line poetic form comes from the Italian sonetto, meaning "a little sound or song."
Whose history, they say, isn't quick. It's all such a muddle, it can leave you befuddled, whether you like the clean or the sick.
In the experimental world of modernist poetry, literary journals were vulnerable to fake submissions.