My Name Is Donald Lev, I Speak for the Trees

The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade

Poems About Kaddish, War, and Everyday Life

Celebrate National Poetry Month with Tablet’s stories about poets and poems

Second Seder

A poem by Andrea Cohen for Passover and National Poetry Month

Poetry From Israel, Lodz, India, and Beyond

Celebrate National Poetry Month with Tablet’s stories about poets and poems

Tablet Celebrates National Poetry Month

We’re sharing stories about poetry and poets from our archives all month

Master Critic Harold Bloom Likes This Poet. A Lot.

The great Yale literary scholar introduces new poetry by Peter Cole, in ‘The Invention of Influence’

My Favorite Anti-Semite: How Amiri Baraka Inspired Me

Kaddish for the recently deceased poet with a history of bigotry, from a poet with a feeling for jazz

Rodger Kamenetz Will Explain Your Dreams

The writer and dream therapist’s new collaboration with artist Michael Hafftka

Remembering Poet John Hollander, 83

‘Uncle John’ was a lifelong friend of Harold Bloom—and a mentor to me

The Legacy of Mahmoud Darwish

Remembering the Palestinian poet on the five-year anniversary of his death

My Mother’s Life

How Chava Rosenfarb survived the Lodz ghetto to write a masterpiece about the experience

On Judging a Yeshiva Poetry Slam

A new art form has a religious following

Tu B’Shevat and the ‘Nature’ of Jews

On Tu B’Shevat, Jews celebrate the natural world. Do we praise it for its own sake, or only as a reflection of God?

Holocaust Poetry, Saved Again

New translations of three astonishing poems, which evoke the horror of the Lodz ghetto and its aftermath

Poetry of the Heart

The former chief of cardiology at Yale publishes Journeys, a new collection of verse

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