Poems by Heart App by Penguin Classics — Love Poems for Valentine’s Day

“The best poetry app I’ve seen in a while.”–Huffington Post

“Smart and beautifully designed, with a skillful blend of iconic poetry, memorization techniques, and great gaming.”–The National Endowment for the Arts

“A sophisticated, wildly addictive tool for avowed poetry lovers.”–Kirkus

“A great tool…terrific, animated interface.”–MacLife


Featured as New & Noteworthy in the Apple App Store


 In time for Valentine’s Day, POEMS BY HEART from Penguin Classics introduces the new “Lovestruck” pack, featuring classic love poems by William Butler Yeats.

The Lovestruck pack includes:

 The Lake Isle of Innisfree

The Second Coming

When You are Old


Please fine more information about POEMS BY HEART below.


For further information, contact:


Kristin Matzen

Penguin Group (USA)



Since its release in April 2013, Poems By Heart from Penguin Classics, the free app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, has challenged players with classic poems from master wordsmiths (including Shakespeare, Walt Whitman,  and more) all carefully selected by the experts at Penguin Classics. Downloaded over 275,000 times since its launch, players have found that Poems By Heart makes memorizing and reciting poems fun, easy, and addictive, allowing them to enjoy poems at a deeper level, learn them for life, impress their friends, and improve their minds.


With recordings you can share online and email to your friends, Poems By Heart includes new and exclusive dramatic readings and specially commissioned original art for each poem.  Using brain-training techniques to make remembering poetry easy, the resulting fast and responsive game doubles as a tool to stay mentally fit in a fun way. “Poems By Heart makes it simple to memorize timeless verses while immersing yourself in a fun interactive game,” says Penguin Classics Editorial Director Elda Rotor. “This app combines beautiful design with an experience that expands your mind’s ability to retain language.”

For more information, to view images from within the app, and watch a video about the app, please visit: Poems By Heart


About Penguin Group (USA)

Penguin Group (USA) LLC is one of the leading U.S. adult and children’s trade book publishers, owning a wide range of imprints and trademarks, including Viking, G. P. Putnam’s Sons, The Penguin Press, Riverhead Books, Dutton, Penguin Books, Berkley Books, Gotham Books, Portfolio, New American Library, Plume, Tarcher, Philomel, Grosset & Dunlap, Puffin, and Frederick Warne, among others. The Penguin Group (www.penguin.com) is a Penguin Random House company.


About Penguin Classics

For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world, providing readers with a global bookshelf of the best works from around the world, throughout history, and across genres and disciplines. We focus on bringing together the best of the past and the future, using cutting-edge design and production as well as embracing the digital age to create unforgettable editions of treasured literature. Penguin Classics is timeless and trend-setting. Whether you love our familiar black-spine series, our Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions, or our Penguin Enriched eBook Classics, we bring the writer to the reader in every format available.

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