A Literary Analysis of Taylor Swift's 'Vogue' Poem
Sit your sweet ass down and let me teach you a thing or two about a metaphor.
Nursery Rhymes Come to Life in Dreamy Oil Paintings
Mary Jane Ansell’s paintings feature ethereal scenes inspired by dreams and classical portraiture.
Sleepwalkers Will Know How This Animation Feels
Inspired by a García Lorca poem, Theodore Ushev’s 'Sonámbulo/The Sleepwalker' imagines the dreams of a sleepwalking gypsy through an abstract pattern sequence.
An Interview with Viral Poet Hera Lindsay Bird
The New Zealand writer, who went viral with her poem "Keats is Dead so Fuck me From Behind," talks about bisexuality, Janet Jackson, and pissing off old men.
So, Kanye West Wrote a Fast Food-Based Poem Called “The McDonald's Man” for Frank Ocean’s ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ Zine
It’s a deep dive into the jealousy of McNuggets, our mistrust for fine-smelling french fries, and the heroism of a suave apple pie.
Alex Robert Ross
End Your Willful Disregard with Saul Williams' New Video for "Down For Some Ignorance"
Williams along with Rafe Scobey-Thal create a stark, contemplative video about today's conflicts.
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A Man Creates a Conceptual Poem in Today's Comic from Julian Glander
He uses worms to write a worm poem on Micrasoft Worm.
3D-Printed Shadow Art Reveals a Hidden Haiku
Drzach & Suchy introduce a new kind of encrypted message.
The Twitter App That Sends Goodbye Poems to Your Unfollowers
Goodbye Unfollower: Adult Swim's new extension allows you to part with your haters in a polite and quite lyrical manner.
Clive Palmer Is Actually Headlining a Poetry Festival
At the age of 26 an aspiring bard named F. Clive Palmer published a collection of poems. Now he's set to appear at the Queensland Poetry Festival.
A Few Impressions
James Franco Speaks with Frank Bidart About Poetry
Earlier this spring we asked James Franco to interview the poet Frank Bidart for our June fiction issue. Unfortunately, great work is cut from our print magazine every month, and this was one of the pieces we couldn't fit.
The Imposters Issue
A Poem Leads to a Life Sentence in Qatar
The Arab Spring has faded from headlines, but that doesn't mean governments have ceased oppressing their people. Case in point: Mohammed al-Ajami was just sentenced to life in prison in Qatar after reading a poem aloud at his house to a group of...