Classic Poems Series: “Annabel Lee” by Edgar Allan Poe + Poetry Comic Illustrator Julian Peters

Get out your hankies! I am getting right to the goods this week, because they are THAT GOOD. Last September when I was researching my post for “The Lake Isle of Innisfree” by W. B. Yeats, I ran into this: It’s Yeats! Manga-style! And there was a whole poetry comic attached for his poem “When […]

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Classic Poems Series: The Three Witches from MACBETH by William Shakespeare

Look like the innocent flower, but be the serpent under it. –Macbeth I have a confession. I didn’t always love Shakespeare. I liked him quite a lot, and I always loved his movies…but we just didn’t connect on a really deep level, you know? Which is kind of weird considering my background in poetry and theater. Sure, […]

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Poetry Monday Kids’ Classic: “Jabberwocky” by Lewis Carroll

Somehow it seems to fill my head with ideas—only I don’t exactly know what they are! However, SOMEBODY killed SOMETHING: that’s clear, at any rate— –Alice after reading “Jabberwocky” Hello, donderfous readers! I’m so pleapful to be making my first poetic appearance on the blog since sometime in March — I’ve moffered it! And I’m even […]

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