The Style Blog: Poetry

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 01/30/2013

US Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey on the legacy of the Civil War

US Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey talks about Walt Whitman and the mythology of the Civil War that still influences America's historical memory.

By Ron Charles  |  04:20 PM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Books, Civil War, Poetry

Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 04/30/2012

National Poetry Month: Poetry Madness bracket showdown

Which poem rules them all? Vote on the best poem for National Poetry Month.

By Fiona Zublin  |  05:03 PM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Books, Poetry

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 12/07/2010

Perillo Selected for Bobbitt Poetry Prize

"Inseminating the Elephant," the book of verse by Lucia Perillo, has been awarded the 2010 Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry by the Library of Congress. The work of Perillo has been praised by all quarters of the literary...

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  01:30 PM ET, 12/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Books, Books | Tags:  Bobbitt Poetry Prize, Lucia Perillo, award-winning poetry, library of congress

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/16/2010

Portrait Gallery To Read and Read and Read "Leaves of Grass"

In "Leaves of Grass" Walt Whitman wrote some mighty tongue twisters. "I sing the body electric, The armies of those I love engirth me and I engirth them, They will not let me off till I go with them, respond...

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Jacqueline Trescott, Jacqueline Trescott | Tags:  leaves of grass, national portrait gallery, poetry marathon, walt whitman