5 Poems About Summer

5 Poems About Summer

With the summer solstice just around the corner, the first day of summer will soon be upon us. So here are five poems to usher in summer.

5 Poems To Get You In The Mood For Winter

5 Poems To Get You In The Mood For Winter

The seasons have always been a point of interest for poets, writers, and artists. Winter, of course, is no exception to this rule. So, to get you in the mood for winter, here are five poems (with links provided) that you should read this season.     1. Winter: My Secret by Christina Rossetti   image via Britannica I tell my secret? No indeed, not I; Perhaps some day, who knows? But not today; it froze, and blows and snows, And you’re too curious: fie! You want to hear it? well: Only, my secret’s mine, and I won’t tell.     …

‘Big Little Lies’ Season 2 Just Confirmed Old Favorites Are Returning

‘Big Little Lies’ Season 2 Just Confirmed Old Favorites Are Returning

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Liane Moriarty’s Big Little Lies may not have a sequel, but that hasn’t stopped HBO from going forward with a second season of their widely-lauded adaptation of the novel. HBO has just confirmed more actors returning for the second season, including Laura Dern, Shailene Woodley, and Zoë Kravitz. This new batch of returning cast members join the previously announced Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, and, new to the cast, Meryl Streep.   The second season will pick up where the first left off, meaning—spoilers—Perry’s death will presumably cast a pretty huge shadow. As all of the conspirators do their best to …

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Season Two Trailer Is Here and It Promises Blood

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Season Two Trailer Is Here and It Promises Blood

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When Hulu announced the return of The Handmaid’s Tale after its first season garnered widespread acclaim, it made a lot of fans nervous. After all, there was only one book, so making a second season would be totally original. Based on Margaret Atwood’s critically acclaimed novel of the same name, The Handmaid’s Tale explores the startling misogyny and subjugation of women in the patriarchal society of Gilead.   Returning to screens on April 25th, the eight-time Emmy winner will pick off where it left with June’s departure from Gilead and the chaos left behind.  With the cliffhanger finale of season one ending roughly …