PBS Newshour Poem of the Week has a little write-up on “Crooked as a Dog’s Hind Leg” (there’s a recording, too).

Read a few more poems from these lovely journals and websites:

Academy of American Poets: “Scriptorium” and four more poems

Blackbird: “The Invalid Master and His Slave Take a Train from Macon to Savannah, 1848” and “Noyes Academy, the Nation’s First Coeducational Integrated School, Caanan, New Hampshire, 1835”

Image: “Labyrinth, Chartres,” “Verdigris,” “Kermes Red”

Memorious: “The Rope”

The Nation: The Reverend Elijah P. Lovejoy, Editor of the Alton Observer, Dies at the Hands of a Pro-Slavery Mob, Alton, Illinois, 1837″

32 Poems: “Lampblack”

NEA Writers’ Corner: “Elizabeth Margaret Chandler Passes on Dessert”

Poetry: “Ofermod”