poets

Poetry Sounds: Robert Pinsky, “The Shirt”

July 28, 2013

Poetry Sounds is a new segment at Tate Street High Society that features poets reading aloud their work.  Sometimes, as readers, we forget that poetry is an intensely visceral form, one that began with ancient storytelling and song in which bards interpreted and communicated the  heroics of the [...]

Poets! They’re Just Like Us!

August 25, 2012

Sometimes, the poems are more than you need. Sometimes you just want to know Frank O’Hara’s SAT scores. On days like this we society members like to reach for some of our favorite literary biographies, memoirs and letter collections; books that give us glimpses into the daily lives that [...]