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11 of the Best Poems about Sadness

Sorrow and sadness are common themes for poetry, so choosing just eleven of the very best poems about sadness is going to be tricky. In the selection that follows, we’ve tried to include a range of poems from a variety of poets, moving from the heartfelt and moving to the […]


A Summary and Analysis of the Ariadne Myth

The myth of Ariadne is inextricably bound up, like her delicate thread she gives to him, with the story of Theseus and the Minotaur. But what’s the full story with Ariadne in Greek mythology? Let’s take a closer look, beginning with a summary of Ariadne’s story, followed by an analysis […]


10 of the Best Poems about Teachers and Teaching

Teaching poetry can be a hugely rewarding experience, and it’s heartening to find that some of the biggest names in poetry have paid tribute to teachers, whether in heartfelt eulogies to the impact those teachers had on their students’ lives, or in comic tours de force that bring the memories […]