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Books

Celebrate Poetry Month: 28 Breathtaking Poetry Books to Read Now

In honor of the art form, we're serving up a list of poets whose work offers a marriage of ideas and the exploration of language to the 2017 reader.

Writing

A Change in Perspective: Embracing Omniscience in Fiction Writing

When a poet starts to write something like fiction, it is a long climb. Giving up first-person point of view is the first step, and a hard one.

News

The Handwriting of Hafiz: 700-Year-Old Tome of Poetry Discovered

A long-lost manuscript from the poet Hafiz, a new take on the U.S. Senate's torture report, and more. Get it all here in your Daily Blunt.

Illustrations

W.H. Auden’s Melancholy, Timeless Poem ‘Funeral Blues,’ Illustrated

On the occasion of W.H. Auden's 110th birthday, we've illustrated one of the poet's most powerful works: "Funeral Blues," or "Stop all the Clocks."

Illustrations

Reading Langston Hughes’s ‘Refugee in America’ in a New Light

Hughes’s poem is about the illusion of ideals like freedom and liberty for black Americans, but it’s just as useful when applied to the events of today.

Books

This Side of Syria: Best Books to Understand the Syrian Experience

In the kickoff to our new series, we've curated essential reading - fiction and nonfiction, by Syrians and non-Syrians, to understand this war-torn country.