ICYMI, bookseller and poet Elijah took over our Instagram for the month of April sharing a poem every day! You can still check out his readings on our IG Highlights. Today he's here to share his expertise on 5 foreign language poets you should get to know... check 'em out! Tu Fu (712-770 C.E.) "...Tu … Continue reading 5 Foreign Language Poets to Add to Your Bookshelves!
We've been celebrating National Poetry Month with daily readings from Elijah over on our Instagram! Today, he's here to share his expertise so you can hopefully find new poetry to provide joy, strength, and comfort at home. The Complete Poetry and Prose of William Blake One of the most unique and visionary geniuses in all … Continue reading Elijah’s Poetry Selections
Jade, one of our booksellers, was stuck in a reading rut. Luckily, poet Neil Hilborn pulled her out of it. Check out her review of his book, The Future, below. We’ve all been there, right? Stuck in a reading rut, the precarious jenga tower of books on your bedside table just screaming at you that … Continue reading Bookseller Review: ‘The Future’ by Neil Hilborn
At BookPeople, we believe in the enormous power of poetry. Poetry can shape and reshape our worlds, heal our exhausted hearts, and magnify the beauty of nature. In observance of World Poetry Day, we'd like to highlight the poetry display two of our booksellers, Karsten and August, created for the store. We invite you to … Continue reading BookPeople Celebrates World Poetry Day!
If on a Winter's Night a Traveler, as reviewed by BookPeople's resident bard, Griffin Mauser. To read other posts in this series, click here. Sonnet: If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler met ought of others who have read the book I might not be surprised to hear, “I tried!” Then, face to face, the … Continue reading ‘If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler’: A review in verse
The Silmarillion, as reviewed by BookPeople's resident bard, Griffin Mauser. Sonnet: For years I used it to brace up my bed And sorry me I realized I’d not read I’m older now, of pages not too shy So reading then I knew I had to try Creation tale; the world came from a song … Continue reading ‘The Silmarillion’: A review in verse