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Cancer, Scorpio, and Pisces are all categorized as water signs, meaning they share the element’s intensity and emotiveness. If you’re a water sign or have one in your life, you’ve probably noticed these signs’ sensitivity and empathy. Simply put, water

Learning to listen to your intuition is an often confusing, rocky journey. Drowning out the noise and trusting your gut despite outside opinions or messages can prove difficult—but when you’re constantly being pulled in different directions, following your intuition is

Poetry and journalism offer two ways of looking at the world through words and images. While journalism often strives to be objective, and poetry takes on a more specific and personal point of view, both translate observations and events into

With the holiday season just around the corner, November brings us a bounty of new poetry releases to enjoy. This month, we picked the TK collections we’re most looking forward to. Whether you’re looking to line your own shelves or

With elections on November 8, chances are you’ve received emails and social media ads asking you to vote or donate, plus seen your fair share of TV commercials. All of this information can seem overwhelming—but while the news cycle is

Poetry in translation can seem intimidating, but pushing past this initial reaction can help broaden your reading list, introduce you to new poetic traditions, and expose you to some of the most revered, fascinating collections. While poetry in translation has

It’s officially spooky season, and what better way is there to celebrate than by reading and sharing some of your favorite spine-chilling poems? Whether you cozy up and read them solo or recite them around a fire with friends, these

Image courtesy of Warner Bros. Television   Since fall is in full swing, chances are that you’ve already ventured back into Gilmore Girls—and the heart-warming, quirky setting of small-town Stars Hollow. With its delightful cast of supporting characters, fast and unexpected dialogue,

Reaching our goals and living the lives we’ve always envisioned can seem daunting. Luckily, poetry can be by our side through this often confusing and long process and can help us with an important initial step—identifying what we want and

Dating in the 21st century is no easy feat, as love, sex, intimacy, and more become increasingly complex. As technology becomes a larger part of our social lives, connection is closer than ever—yet so far away. To unpack the fraught

When we think of autumn, trees immediately come to mind. Bright shades of yellow, orange, and red paint forests with a shock of color. The grounding, magical experience of walking through a forest as leaves fall reminds us of an

When it comes to writing, sometimes getting started is the hardest part. The woes of writer’s block are real, and one of the tried-and-true ways to protect yourself against it is to write regularly. Building a writing habit is a

Jane Austen has long been known as one of the most beloved classic writers, with her truly timeless work enduring for centuries. From the romantic and witty Pride and Prejudice to the satirical, gothic edge of Northanger Abbey, Austen’s wide-ranging

Setting boundaries might just be one of the biggest challenges of adulthood. If you’ve taken on too much at work, said yes to a social commitment when you knew you didn’t have the energy, or noticed yourself doing all the

Fall is in the air, and you’re going to want to wrap up in a cozy blanket with a cup of tea and a stack of new poetry collections by your side. October releases offer everything readers love about the

Although it might still feel like summer in some cities, the autumnal equinox (Sept. 22) signals that fall has officially arrived. To help you get into the fall spirit, we’ve compiled a list of seasonal poetry prompts. Reference these ideas

Poetry can be a complicated and arduous field to get into. There’s the stress of balancing writing with all the other commitments in your schedule, plus the challenges of imposter syndrome and rejection. One of the best ways to navigate

Colleen Hoover is a favorite on #BookTok and her books regularly soar to the top of the New York Times bestseller list. With more than 10 books spanning from romance to thriller, it’s easy to see why Hoover has captured

Mother-daughter relationships are often complex and deeply meaningful. On National Daughters Day this year, it’s important to recognize and appreciate how our mother figures have shaped us into the women we are today. From work to homecare to emotional guidance,

Your relationship to reading has probably shifted since you started writing poetry. Maybe you have a stronger appreciation for the collections on your shelf now that you know how long it can take to write, revise, and submit a manuscript.

Debut authors play a pivotal role in the poetry community. Their new and innovative collections show us where the genre is heading, speaking to literary movements and trends, as well as the future of the genre. You can buy some

Since the last two episodes of Stranger Things’ second season dropped this summer, the fandom around the suspenseful and nostalgic show has resurged. From the “Chrissy, Wake Up” song trending on TikTok to the fourth season being viewed for more

Known as stable, grounded, and pragmatic, it’s no wonder that Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn are earth signs. These practical and reliable folks make for loyal friends and patient partners. But don’t get it twisted, these three zodiac signs are far

As summer draws to a close and the leaves begin to turn, we often turn inward. September is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about ourselves and our relationship with the world around us. To kick off the new month,

Self love is a continuous, ever-evolving journey. No one understands that better than Melody Godfred, a poet and entrepreneur who has spent the last decade exploring the concept of self love and raising awareness about its importance. In The Shift,

Though writers might not think of themselves as activists, poets frequently contribute to and even lead social movements. From Langston Hughes’ powerful anti-segregation poetry to the modern-day rise of ecopoetics, poets continue to speak out on the biggest issues of

Fellowships play an important role in the field of creative writing. Often seen as prestigious resumė-builders, these honors can definitely help you get into an MFA program or find a literary agent. But fellowships are also so much more than

It’s no secret that poetry can evoke strong emotions in readers. In fact, the connection between poetry and emotions has been studied by scientists time and time again. While we can’t always put a finger on why a poem makes

If you grew up loving to write, you might have studied English at the undergraduate or even graduate level. From there, maybe you found yourself in a writing or writing-related career, like copywriting, editing, or content strategy.    While it can feel

If you’re on TikTok or Instagram, chances are you’ve heard of the Hot Girl Walk. Simply put, the trend elevates the simple exercise of walking into a confidence-boosting ritual and the best part of your daily routine. Popularized by influencer