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How Myth and Poetry Helped Us Unlock the Mysteries of Photosynthesis ‹ Literary Center

It wasn’t until the 17th century that a better understanding of photosynthesis began to emerge but, frankly, even then progress was halting. The first breakthrough came from a Flemish alchemist whose medical experiments, apparently inspired by the dreams of the Archangel Raphael, had to be hidden from the Spanish Inquisition. Jan Baptist van Helmont was […]

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Tallinn launches capital-wide poetry trail | New

The Tallinn Poetry Trail was compiled by young poets Elisabeth Heinsalu and Reijo Roos in cooperation with the city of Tallinn. Roos said the poems make people stop dead and pay attention. “The lines of poetry relate to specially chosen places, and among the authors, in addition to many new creators, there are also familiar […]

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Poetry and sedentary status for all

The cover of the anthology Famke Veenstra-Ashmore Content note: discussion of the refugee crisis, immigration, prejudice, death As Claudia Webbe MP remarks in her introduction to this anthology, poetry and stories “effectively help us reach an understanding that we could never have imagined before”. Poetry and sedentary status for allan anthology published earlier this year, […]

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The anti-denominational poetry of Thom Gunn | The New Republic

Gunn’s other, more instrumental mentor was Yvor Winters, whom he met when he moved to the United States to study at Stanford. Winters – “a kind of American Leavis”, in Gunn’s words – was a poet and teacher who promoted a rational, anti-romantic approach to literature. “I believe that literary work, insofar as it is […]

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Emotional and intellectual benefits of writing poetry

“Poetry enables the simplest lives to face the most extreme sorrows with courage and motivates the most powerful offices to humbly heed the lessons of compassion.”– Aberjhani, Splendid Literarium: A treasure trove of stories, aphorisms, poems and essays For me, writing is a deeply therapeutic practice. It confers a wide range of benefits with respect […]

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Slam Coalkan Poetry Anthology Celebrates the Work of Indigenous Slam Poets

To collect and showcase Indigenous slam poetry from across Turtle Island and Abya Yala, and to continue to foster cross-continental communication and collaboration, the Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA) and the Outskirts Festival ( FLUP) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, are organizing a joint event. The Slam Coalkan brought together 17 Indigenous spoken word […]

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Poetry: the healing power of words

CNN — One of the best breakup tips my friend Genna gave me during a tumultuous end to a long-term relationship was to write poetry. Desperate in my grief, I was ready to try anything. As Emily Dickinson wisely advised: Not knowing when the dawn will come I open all the doors I wrote over […]

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Two poetry collections ‘Auguries of a Minor God’ and ‘Woman by the Door’ test the limits of liminality in their verse

While Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe’s work triumphs over the experimental, Kashiana Singh’s poetic universe reflects how love, loss and longing make for an unforgettable South Asian reality. Two collections of poetry ‘Auguries of a Minor God’ and ‘Woman by the Door’ and the poets Only a poem can illuminate a grain of life, unlike any other […]

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From adrenaline-pumping rides and sandy beaches to nature and poetry, dramatic Wales has it all

From adrenaline-pumping rides and sandy beaches to nature and poetry, dramatic Wales has it all Calendar An icon of a desktop calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across it. Caret A right-pointing solid arrow icon. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of Facebook’s “f” mark. […]

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Caroline Bracken reviews three new collections

//= do_shortcode(‘[in-content-square]’) ?> ‘163 days’ & ‘As If To Sing’ are published by Seren and ‘The Human Body is a Hive’ is published by Verve Caroline Bracken 163 days Hannah Hodgson’s new ‘163 Days’ collection from Seren is written from the perspective of a palliative care patient. If that sounds difficult, it definitely isn’t. It […]

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Review: Thinking with Ghalib: Poetry for a New Generation by Anjum Altaf and Amit Basole

‘Chaltaa hun thodi duur har ik tez-rau ke saath/pehchaantaa nahin hun abhi raahbar ko main’ or ‘I walk a certain distance with each fast walker/I don’t recognize the guide yet’ — Mirza Ghalib. Anjum Altaf and Amir Basole Thinking with Ghalib uses this verse from Ghalib to assess the political leaders of the subcontinent and […]

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Out and About WRAL.com

An afternoon of poetry and open mic at Larry’s Coffee Categories: Arts Visit their website Pricing information: Free or pay what you want An Afternoon of Poetry, June 18, 3-5 p.m. at Larry’s Coffee, Raleigh, NC Poetry readings and coffees make a perfect couple. Join us Saturday, June 18 at 3 p.m. at 1507 Gavin […]

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JOAN SULLIVAN: For the love of poetry and the Newfoundland dialect

ST. JOHN’S, NL — “This culture is a huge reservoir of songs, stories, riddles, rhymes, chants, curses and proverbs that are as good as anyone in the English-speaking world,” notes Mary Dalton, poet and professor of English at MUN. the summit of his conference. (His talk “The Vernacular Strain in Newfoundland Poetry:: The 2020 Pratt […]

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Tennessee baseball’s Jordan Beck salute inspires poetry

Tennessee fans revel in the success of their Ranked #1 baseball team. And they are very sensitive to how their team is portrayed in the media. For example, take my wife. Melinda had never watched an entire baseball game on television until Tennessee played Florida for the SEC Tournament Championship. Although Tennessee won the game, […]

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‘Agents of Change’: Poetry about art, offering bits of hope

Be the first to know about the latest entertainment, arts and culture news. Register to receive Wallace story alerts straight to your phone. And find Wallace’s recent work here. Cabrillo College professor and poet David Sullivan began his tenure as Santa Cruz County Poet Laureate in January 2021, and from nearly the start of that […]

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Alexandra Oliver dives into the darkness of the suburbs in the poetry collection Hail, the Invisible Watchman

The new collection of poetry by Ontario poet Alexandra Oliver, born in Vancouver, Hail, Invisible Watcherdraws on his characteristic use of formal structure and meter to examine haunted aspects of suburbia, finding darkness behind small town facades. Oliver, who recently completed a PhD in English and Cultural Studies from McMaster University, is the author of […]

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Instant Ramen Poetry – Irvington’s Voice

In contemporary times, a new form of poetry has begun to seep into our everyday consciousness. These types of poems, labeled “Instapoetry”, are posted on social media sites such as Twitter, Tumblr or, as the name suggests, Instagram. However, their distinguishing feature is their common format and themes. The composition of instapoetry lacks the eloquence […]

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“Unique Experiment” – Poetry Review: The Ox House by Teo Eve

Hannah Walton-Hughes The Beef House is a collection of imaginative poems by University of Nottingham alumnus Teo Eve, due for publication in July this year. Eve attended the University as a BA English and MA English Studies student, graduating in 2018 and 2020 respectively, and contributed to Impact during his stay there. Penteract Press publishes […]

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An interview with Carnatic singer Krithika Sreenivasan

Last time I spoke with Carnatic singer Krithika Sreenivasan, to congratulate her on the success of the second part of her Kannada Kavya Kamanabillus series, she was thrilled to share the overwhelming response the feature was generating. This new exercise, which musically presents and discusses classic Kannada works, is broadcast on his YouTube channel. What […]

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Tribute to my father – Cache Valley Daily

Bryce Angell is a cowboy poet. Angell grew up on a farm/ranch in the St. Anthony, Idaho area with about 75 head of horses. Horses remain an important part of Angell’s life. Angell shares her poetry with Cache Valley Daily every Friday. I would like to tell you about the five-foot-three man. My eyes have […]

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Living poetry returns to town | Culture & Leisure

Zoom sessions have allowed the arts to continue to thrive during the pandemic — and perhaps no one has used the live screen experience better than a certain much-loved poetry group. Co-founded by award-winning scribes Art Goodtimes and Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer — and co-sponsored by the Telluride Institute and the Wilkinson Public Library — Zoom […]

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Earth Day event features poetic slam and unique perspectives on water

Earth Day 2022 on April 22 was marked by some 180 people at the Water Rocks! Earth Day Poetry Slam held at Alluvial Brewing in Ames, Iowa. The event was part of the ongoing 10th anniversary celebration of the Water Rocks mission to bring water quality and conservation education to young people in Iowa. Welcoming […]

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How Reedsy can help you take your poetry to the next level

Writing and publishing poetry takes a lot of research and practice. You not only find your own voice, but you learn how to convey it to your audience. Reedsy’s resources can help. This platform for self-published writers can guide you through three key areas: understanding poetry formats, practicing the creative process, and getting your work […]

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Poetry in play | Philstar.com

Poems of levity don’t exactly have a reduced level of seriousness. The Rainbow of Verses allows for the import of verities of all colors, tones, and shades. This is the case with Epithalamion: New and Selected Poems 1990-2020 by Nick Carbo, published by Milflores Publishing, Inc. and available via www.milflorespublishing.com. Carbo’s poetry has always been […]

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In Their Words: Ithaca Share Their Works for Poetry Month | Books

Last month was National Poetry Month, and to honor the medium, three published Ithacans sent poems to The Ithaca Times to share with the community. Dream body In my country if you wake up, snatch from the half-done dream, you ring the alarm, there is a pull near each bed (in my country) and soon […]

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“Love is such a small word”

One person’s clutter may contain another person’s treasure. (Wikimedia Commons) support journalism I was in the middle of Sisyphus’ task of tidying up my desk recently, when I realized how many things I had. I looked around the room and felt the onset of a Marie Kondo-induced panic attack. “I should get rid of some […]

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‘Quieter than a sewing mouse’: Montana children describe their city in poetry |

“Drummond is where you can get to know everyone,” the poem says. “Drummond is 15 trains a day”, and it “is always going to smell like dried grass”. No, it’s not Richard Hugo. These young writers are attached to their hometowns. According to them, “Drummond is like a scoop of ice cream” and “where my […]

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‘Quieter than a sewing mouse’: Montana children describe their city in poetry | Arts & Theater

“Drummond is where you can get to know everyone,” the poem says. “Drummond is 15 trains a day”, and it “is always going to smell like dried grass”. No, it’s not Richard Hugo. These young writers are attached to their hometowns. According to them, “Drummond is like a scoop of ice cream” and “where my […]

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Britain’s Poetry’s Greatest Hits Tomorrow Night

What do the following phrases have in common: “Far from the madding crowd”, “They also serve those who stand and wait”, “Pathways to glory” and “Soul mate”? And in what context were they originally spoken? The answer is tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. in the Charles Hunt Room at John Mackintosh Hall. These are all phrases […]

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What is prose poetry? | riot book

This content contains affiliate links. When you purchase through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. If you just stared at the title of this article in complete confusion, you are not alone. At first glance, prose and poetry seem like opposites, things that just can’t go together. In fact, prose poetry is its […]

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poetry scammers | www.splicetoday.com

A poet once said, “We are all literary hustlers. It doesn’t matter which poet/writer made the statement. Poets are the rarest birds in a flighty flock. Many eschew the mainstream, rejecting the norm, while simultaneously embracing it. Searching, in vain, for the seedy cult of literary celebrity. They may say they don’t care about success, […]

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The case of country music and its poetry of pain

The great country singer-songwriter Hank Williams has received many epithets over the years since his tragically early death. One that I find particularly appropriate is ‘Poet of Pain’. It occurs to me that it could well apply to a large number of other country artists. It’s certainly worth pointing out this dimension of “pain,” as […]

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Fancy an Inverness evening of witty poetry

Carly Brown PERFORMANCE poet Carly Brown, known for her lively and witty readings, will lead a workshop in Inverness on writing for performance. She will demonstrate the process of writing poems that come to life in performance, using examples from her work. The workshop, organized by HighlandLIT, takes place at the Glen Mhor Hotel, Inverness […]

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EP ‘Somewhere to Swim’ brings together song and poetry to amplify the voices of survivors | WUWM 89.7 FM

LOTUS Legal Clinic is a Milwaukee-based nonprofit that serves survivors of sexual violence and human trafficking. The organization takes a holistic approach to empowering survivors through the arts programs Untold Stories and Rise and prosperwhich connects survivors with artists to collaborate on a common project. Austin Reece is the Director of Survivor Empowerment at LOTUS […]

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Celebrating the Art, Poetry, and Prose of Yale Health Professions Students

A virtual celebration of poetry, prose and art, created by Yale MD, Online Physician Assistant (PA), Physician Associate, Nursing and Public Health students, was held May 5 during the program Annual Humanities in Medicine (PHM) Creative Medical Writing and Student Art Competition for Health Professions. One hundred and thirty students submitted applications, almost twice as […]

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Rewarding Mamata for poetry dishonors rich heritage of Bengali verse: BJP’s Swapan Dasgupta

After Mamata Banerjee received the Bangla Academy Award for her “relentless literary pursuit”, BJP’s Swapan Dasgupta said honoring her for her poetry was a disgrace to the rich heritage of Bangla verse. He said, “To reward Mamata for poetry is to dishonor a rich heritage of Bangla verse.” Depoliticizing does not mean fleeing politics. This […]

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Sky pundit blown away by Chelsea vs Leeds player presentation

Mason Mount’s performance against Leeds United on Wednesday night was another shining example of the Chelsea star’s performance this season. Chelsea took a big step towards the top four in the Premier League this season with a 3-0 win at Elland Road. The Blues Mount star opened the scoring in four minutes with a superb […]

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How I write: Sally J Morgan turns to poetry when she has writer’s block

provided Sally J Morgan and her award-winning novel, Toto Among the Murderers. Sally J Morgan was born in Wales and grew up in Yorkshire and Swansea before studying at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp. She moved to Wellington 20 years ago to work at Massey University’s School of Art and became a […]

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artOasis mixes poetry and plays | Entertainment

A form of Japanese poetry, haiku, was all the springboard eight local artists needed to create a multidisciplinary gallery exhibition at the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum in Inverness titled “Of Poems and Pieces: Art from the Heart”. They call themselves artOasis. Brenda Spilios, a sculptor who creates from “found” objects, helped artOasis use a book, […]

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Word Search: Discover the real-life events that inspired world-famous poetry

Not all poems are easy to decipher. Full of symbolism and double meanings, some poems can seem confusing to readers. But many examples of famous poetry are grounded in the real world. Here are the stories behind three famous poems you may have read: 1. Invictus, William Ernest Henley A poem that crosses all races […]

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Patent Poetry: The Evolving Intersections Between NFTs and Intellectual Property Rights | AEON Law

_____________________________________________________ Trademarks and NFTs create partnerships And create value _________________________________________________ As we explained before, a non-fungible token (NFT) is not a form of intellectual property (IP). Instead, it’s more like a receipt for a single piece of intellectual property, to show you own it — like a pink slip for a car or the deed […]

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Poetry helped me explore gender, trauma and chemsex

Peter Scalpello pictured on the left with their book cover Limbic on the right. (CipherPress) When Peter Scalpello started writing their debut poetry collection, they could never have known just how much they would discover about themselves along the way. Peter’s debut was published in March by Cipher Press, the queer UK-based publishing house that’s […]

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Creating poetry from research data

Poetry is an incredibly versatile medium for anyone working with qualitative data sets to consider adding to their toolbox. In addition to helping solve problems, poetry can also be used as a lens through which to reanalyze data, presenting that analysis in a unique and accessible way. Poetic transcription is one such method that allows […]

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Book review: Aaron Angello writes a kind of poetry in “The Fact Of Memory”

By Patrick T. Reardon, Third rib examination In a piece called “Think”, Aaron Angello recounts two conversations about what makes a poem a poem. In one, Angello argued that a poem is something the poet or reader decides to call a poem. As simple as that. In the other, an established poet told him that […]

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“Poetry makes it possible to observe things”

Poetry can mean anything to anyone. Like a work of art, the meaning of a poem can change depending on who reads it. This is usually the case unless a poet intends the work to be read in a certain way, says Itisha Giri, poet and podcaster. Giri, who launched her first poetry book, ‘An […]

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The Biography of a Great Poetry – The Brooklyn Rail

Edited by Edward Mendelson The Complete Works of WH Auden: Poems, Volume I: 1927-1939 & Volume II: 1940-1973(Princeton University Press, 2022) The first question anyone interested in the poetry of WH Auden is likely to ask about the lavish new edition of the poems is, “What will I learn from these 2,000 pages that I […]

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Collections of Poetry Defying the Norm – The Daily Utah Chronicle

Emily Dickinson “A 252” wrap poem (Courtesy of New Directions) Poetry is often a standard series of forms and conventions that deliver moving stories to readers. What if poetry was an apron of recycled envelopes with doodles on them, a diary entry from a breakup, a series of tweets or tarot cards, and mythological tales? […]

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Poetry charged with emotion

Saif-u-Rehman Saifi collects a wide range of varied emotions related to love and manifests them in the form of a long poem in his collection of poetry “Rait ke Seerian”. His love is intense and it is just as intense when he enjoys the company of his beloved, or when she is miles away. His […]

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Brand new restaurant in Frome with delicious food, music, comedy and poetry

A brand new restaurant has opened in Frome and so far business is booming with many locals coming to try the food. The new restaurant called Home is where The Fat Radis used to be on Market Place and offers a whole new menu as well as delicious cakes, breakfasts, sharing plates and cocktails. People […]

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3 New Alaska-Related Poetry Collections Draw on the Natural World to Reveal Human Lives

“Water the Rocks Make” by David McElroy “Water the Rocks Do” By David McElroy. University of Alaska Press, 2022. 100 pages. $16.95. “Fishing Dead Water Hard” By Eric Heyne. Circus Press, 2022. 71 pages. $15 “Tales from afar” By Andrew Gottlieb. Trail to Table Press/Wandering Aengus Press, 2022. 86 pages. $18 Poetry month may have […]

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National Poetry Month: An interview with Alaskan poet Ishmael Angaluuk Hope | Smithsonian Voices

Ishmael Angaluuk Hope in the movie Blue Frontier (Patria Productions) Photo courtesy of Deborah Schildt Ishmael Angaluuk Hope (his Tlingit name is Khaagwáask’) is a Tlingit and Inupiaq poet, Indigenous scholar, video game writer, film actor, and novelist. His current and upcoming projects include: Walking Dead: Last Mile (Skybound Entertainment), a video game for Facebook; […]

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Using poetry to solve problems

Poetry has many benefits. Of develop empathy and provide support for mental health needsat reconsider our relationship to nature and even potentially improve the immune system and lung function. Poetry has also been shown to help give voice to marginalized communities and to provide an effective channel for communicate research to diverse audiences. It can […]

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Michael Dirda on Edward Hirsch’s “The Heart of American Poetry” and Brad Leithauser’s “Rhyme’s Rooms”

Placeholder while loading article actions The summer before I started high school, I came across a little paperback called “Immortal Poems of the English Language», edited by Oscar Williams. At the time, I had – apart from children’s rhymes – never read any poetry at all. But while browsing through a bookshelf in a downtown […]

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Claire Schwartz ’10 Receives 2022 Whiting Prize in Poetry – The Williams Record

Claire Schwartz ’10 was one of 10 recipients of the prestigious Whiting Award and its $50,000 prize. (Left: photo courtesy of Beowulf Sheehan. Right: photo courtesy of Claire Schwartz.) Earlier this month, Claire Schwartz ’10 received the Whiting Award in Poetry, a prestigious literary award for outstanding emerging writers of fiction, drama, nonfiction and poetry […]

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No Lore makes music from paintings and poetry

After playing with other bands, brother duo Jerald Angelo and Tita Halaman finally decided to make music their own way with No Lore. It all starts with a painting by Tita Halaman, followed by her accompanying piece of poetry, which the duo later turns into aural bliss. Tita Halaman (a visual artist whose works have […]

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A Mystical Collection of Baseball Poetry

Krystal Languell’s new collection of poetry, Systems Thinking with Flowers, uses baseball as a backdrop to explore some really big ideas. When I first met poet Krystal Languell, we talked about going to a White Sox game since tickets were cheap and the food at The Rate was good. We’re both Chicago Cubs fans, but […]

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Chinese dissent finds outlet in student poetry

Placeholder while loading article actions An ode to a youth lost to coronavirus restrictions; an elegy for a whistleblower doctor; an indictment of society for the plight of a trafficked woman – these are just some of the themes of poems written by Chinese university students that have been deemed too subversive for public consumption. […]

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‘South Asian Muslim devotional poetry’ honored at IBA session

The Department of Social Sciences and Liberal Arts of the School of Economics and Social Sciences of the Karachi Institute of Business Administration organized a session titled “Muslim Devotional Poetry of South Asia” at the main campus. The event included the recitation of NAATs written in Urdu, Persian, Sindhi and Punjabi. IBA faculty and students […]

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“Save Poetry, Save the World”, Mexico Monticello goes until 2022 (+ Photo)

The discussion was chaired by Luis Garcia Montero, Director of the Cervantes Institute, and moderated by Marina Nunes, Undersecretary for Cultural Development of the Secretariat and member of the Chabuldeb Conference. Mondiacult 2022, organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and co-hosted by Mexico, will be held in Mexico City from […]

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Connecting to Planet Earth through Poetry

Celebrating Earth Day feels heavy. Increasingly alarming reports from the United Nations on the estimates one million species threatened with extinction and the need for immediate and deep emission reductions limiting global warming fills us with dread. EARTH DAY LIVE READING Yvonne Blomer will read excerpts from her new book, Last Show on Earthin Victoria […]

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Students share their lyrical verses during National Poetry Month

University of Miami students majoring or majoring in poetry discuss their craft and offer samples of their writing. It can be hard to come up with a definition of poetry, but we recognize a poem when we hear one. Think of the verses read by poet laureates at presidential inaugurations. Those of Robert Frost. Listen […]

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A former Grantham woman’s local poetry collection attracts publishers’ attention

A collection of poetry born out of a love of writing for healing has just been released. In My Own Rhyme was written by Susan North and this is the first time her work has been published. Susan, originally from the Grantham area and now based in Stretton, Rutland, first discovered a natural ability to […]

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Health Fusion: Superheroes, silver bullets and the healing power of poetry – Duluth News Tribune

ROCHESTER, Minn. – What do superheroes and silver bullets have to do with poetry? After doing a little research on the healing power of poetry, I concluded that they are all the same. Let me explain. Superheroes, equipped with incredible superpowers, rush in and save people. Silver bullets kind of do the same thing. They […]

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Transcendence and Transformation with Poetry

Source: Pixabay April is National Poetry Month and as a poet and research psychologist it is my favorite time of year to discover and promote the joys and transformative powers of this art form. After all, poetry is the voice of the soul. What is poetry? Reading and writing poetry offers insight into the human […]

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School Library Programming Ideas for National Poetry Month

Tor Books When Ropa Moyo discovered an occult underground library, she expected great things. Instead of being paid to do magic, however, she had to accept a crummy unpaid internship. And she with bills to pay and a pet fox to feed. Then her friend Priya offers her a job on the side. Priya works […]

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Poetry is NFT’s final frontier, and Miami is at the forefront

Yes, we all know that April is Miami Tech Month. But did you know that this month also marks the year O, Miami Poetry Festival? On April 20 and 25, the worlds of poetry and technology will converge in a two-part online workshop, “Poetry on the Blockchain.” The first part will cover an introduction to […]

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The Mariposa Arts Council will host a virtual poetry reading

MARIPOSE – On April 28, 2022, at 6 p.m., the Mariposa Arts Council will host a virtual poetry reading with nationally recognized contemporary poets and authors, Karyna McGlynn and Michel Mlekoday. Michel Mlekoday. The reading will be led by the resident poet Megane Levadand will feature a special 2022 performance from Mariposa County poetry out […]

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John Donne and the poetry of seduction

John Donne, 1572 -1631. English poet and cleric.After a miniature by Isaac Oliver. From Impressions of English Literature, published 1944. (Photo by: Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images). BOOKS furnish a room. And they also supply the people, as author Emma Smith pointed out on start the week Monday morning (Radio 4). “We use books […]

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Ukraine, Twitter, Poetry: your Friday evening briefing

(Want to receive this newsletter in your inbox? Here registration.) Good evening. Here is the latest at the end of Friday. 1. Russia has warned the United States to stop sending arms to Ukraine or risk “unforeseeable consequences”. Moscow sent several warnings to the Biden administration this week, including an official diplomatic protest. The diplomatic […]

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Get Lit – Words Ignite to Host 11th Annual Classic Poetry Slam

Light up – Words ignite, the Los Angeles-based educational nonprofit whose mission is to increase literacy, empower youth, and energize communities through poetry and visual media, will hold its 11th Annual Classic Poetry Slam from April 21-23, 2022. The three-day Classic Slam event, which culminates in the Grand Slam Finals, is the largest Classical Poetry […]

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Madhur Anand’s poetry is informed by her scientific knowledge – and she wouldn’t have it any other way

When Madhur Anand was in residence at Al Purdy’s A-Frame on Roblin Lake, near the Ontario town of Ameliasburgh, she had a particularly disconcerting dream. The poet and memoirist, who holds a doctorate in theoretical ecology from Western University and teaches courses in ecology and sustainability at the University of Guelph, was staying at the […]

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National Poetry Month: Lyn Patterson, “Doing Donuts”

Lyn Patterson. (Courtesy of Lyn Patterson) Editor’s Note: Welcome to national poetry month. Twice a week in April, KQED Arts & Culture will present a poem by a Bay Area poet. This series is organized by correct host Pendarvis Harshaw, who also speaks with each poet about their work. “Making Donuts”, by Lyn Patterson Labyrinths […]

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The annual poetry contest is approaching

The Lincoln County Library System is gearing up for its 15th annual poetry contest. This year’s judge will be local poet Amy Pearson, who also works as the executive director of the Yaak Valley Forest Council. The main judging criteria will be original use of language, vivid imagery and imagination. No theme has been chosen […]

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National Poetry Month: Meilani Clay, “Birthright”

Oakland poet, Meilani Clay. (Meilani clay) Editor’s note: Welcome to national poetry month. Twice a week in April, KQED Arts & Culture will present a poem by a Bay Area poet. This series is organized by correct host Pendarvis Harshaw, who also speaks with each poet about their work. “Birthright”, by Meilani Clay I’m tired […]

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Eight rhythmic readings to celebrate National Poetry Month with young poets

For young children: Many picture books for very young children are already in verse (ask any adult who has ever read Sandra Boynton’s “The Going to Bed Book”). But “Whoo-Ku Haiku: A Great Horned Owl Story” by Massachusetts author Maria Gianferrari, beautifully illustrated by Jonathan Voss, explores the drama and danger of nesting owls in […]

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Essential Ingredients by Carol Rose GoldenEagle is a collection of poetry that explores the power of parenthood

Carol Rose GoldenEagle is a Cree and Dene author and journalist from Saskatchewan. His book Bearskin Diary was chosen as the National Indigenous Literature Title for 2017. In 2021, GoldenEagle was named Saskatchewan’s ninth Poet Laureate for his “long history of interacting with students, K-12, who want to learn more about reconciliation, how to honor […]

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A National Poetry Month conversation with Paul Tran, author of “All the Flowers on Your Knees”

Paul Tran’s first collection of poetry, “All the flowers on their knees(Penguin Books, 2022), was just released in February, but their poetry extends beyond this slim, beautiful volume. They are immersed in the world of poetry, serving as a poetry editor to The landing magazine, Visiting Professor of Poetry at the University of the Pacific, […]

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Manistee County Library Offers Poetry Events and Featured Titles

Feed your soul with poetry during National Poetry Month. The Manistee County Library offers many ways to celebrate this month. In addition to reading poetry, opportunities will be available throughout the month to create your own poems. Check out our newsletter which is available at all locations, on our website, manisteelibrary.org, or find us on […]

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WELL ! Looking for presenters for the National Poetry Month Virtual Poetry Festival on April 16

This month’s BONK! will take place on Saturday, April 16 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (central time). The event will be held on the Zoom webinar and will be streamed on Facebook Live at WELL ! Facebook page. Organized by Alex Reilly and moderated by Esteban Colon, the event will feature local and national […]

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Clothing designer Brunswick sets poetry in motion

Catherine Fisher models her “Latchkey” reversible jacket in her Brunswick studio. Wearers can choose to reveal a secret patch hand painted with a house design. John Terhune / The Forecaster Catherine Fisher, from Freeport, explores many themes in her poetry, but she often returns to one central question: how do we shape ourselves and the […]

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“On the islands of exile and poetry”

An overview of the Oki Islands is presented at the start of the webinar. There is something alluring about remote islands, especially if they are known to be places of exile for historical figures. When prolific Japan-based journalists Kit Nagamura and Alice Gordenker recently offered their readers the chance to take part in a free […]

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Australian Christian College celebrates Harmony Week and World Poetry Day

Great Fun: Students got to sit on classic motorcycles when the God Squad Motorcycle Club visited Australian Christian College Hume as part of Harmony Week. Photo by contribution It has been a busy two weeks at the Australian Christian College, with students enjoying a range of activities to mark Harmony Week and World Poetry Day. […]

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Mastering Chinese Poetry: Written in a Village South of the Capital

02:39 March and April are usually the best months to enjoy the blooming flowers in China. What could be more relaxing than taking a moment to feel the spring vibes surrounded by white and pink flowers? In Asian countries, flowers are widely celebrated through cultural symbols. In Chinese culture, peach blossoms are more than just […]

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Arise Out of the Lock: Celebrating 50 Years of Poetry by Bangladeshi Women Poets

The poems in this ambitious collection are written by female poets writing in Bengali, who emerged from the land that is now Bangladesh – having lived, or still live here, or are now part of the first generation diaspora. What emerges beautifully from this carefully curated and faithfully translated volume is that Bangladesh is emerging […]

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The twisted love of Louis de Paor

In the Poetry program on Sunday April 3, 2022, at 7 p.m. on RTÉ Radio 1, Louis de Paor evokes an imaginary village in the west of Ireland, and Chandrika Narayanan-Mohan tells us about the reopening of open mic and slam poetry evenings. Louis de Paor is one of Ireland’s leading Irish-language poets and was […]

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Ways to Read, Write, Teach, and Learn Poetry with The New York Times

Many teachers are already familiar with the Poem in list form by George Ella Lyon “Where I come from”. As Mr. Lyon writes, “People have used it at their family gatherings, teachers have used it with children all over the United States, Ecuador and China; they brought it to girls in juvenile detention, to men […]

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A special poetry challenge: what little kindnesses do you appreciate?

What small, graceful things do others do for you that make you happy? Think not only of your closest family and friends, but also of your acquaintances or strangers in your community, on your daily commute, at school, at church, at your job, or wherever you spend some time. Also consider the online worlds you […]

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The Romance department hosts the Night of Latin Poetry

On Wednesday, March 23, people gathered at Shiffman 219 to listen to students and faculty read poems by Latin poets with piano accompaniment by Alyssa Zylberger ’25. To celebrate Women’s History Month, Professor Zoila Castro (ROMS), Professor Lucía Reyes de Deu (ROMS), Professor Elena González Ros (ROMS) and academic administrators Katie Dickinson and Ellen Rounseville […]

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Library of Attleboro and Relay For Life Team Up for Poetry Essay Fundraiser to Fight Cancer | Communities

The Attleboro Public Library and the 24th Annual Greater Attleboro Relay for Life, a fundraising team for the American Cancer Society, are once again collaborating on a poetry-essay event to raise awareness of the disease. Slam Cancer 2022 will build on the success of last year’s inaugural event. Once again, organizers are urging people to […]

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Joy and Faith: The Poetry of Hilaire Belloc – Le Flambeau

Hilaire Belloc is a well-known figure in Catholic circles and was a contemporary of GK Chesterton. Belloc was an author who wrote 153 amazing books, the most famous of which is The servile state. Additionally, Belloc was involved in Catholic political circles, in which he helped formulate a political theory called “distributism”, which sought to […]

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Geopark premier with unique online Poetry Map

The initiative was launched on UNESCO’s World Poetry Day, March 21 Published: Sat, March 26, 2022, 6:00 PM The newly renamed Cuilcagh Lakelands UNESCO Global Geopark became the world’s first cross-border Geopark in 2008. The Geopark, which is jointly managed by Fermanagh Omagh District Council and Cavan County Council, has now achieved another first with […]

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The Writer’s Desk: Get ready to celebrate National Poetry Month

At Ray Bradbury’s Zen in the art of writing, he asks, “What does writing teach us? “… [writing] reminds us that we are alive…and writing is survival…while art cannot, as we would wish, save us from wars, deprivation, envy, greed, old age or of death, he can revitalize us in the midst of it all. […]

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5 (surprising) ways poetry can deepen your faith

Did you know that poetry can be a tool to grow in faith? In a world where information is disseminated in soundbites, Instagram stories and TikTok videos, you might be thinking, “Poetry? Why poetry? At a time when many articles tell you precisely how many minutes it will take you to read them, what need […]

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Alyssa Bardge and the Jazz of Poetry – Black Girl Nerds

Written by: Wayne Broadway Artist and poet Alyssa Barge has always been a writer. As she began keeping a journal, writing to-do lists and journal entries, she expanded this into an interest in poetry and other creative writing pursuits after taking English classes at the high school and university. In honor of Women’s History Month […]

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World Poetry Day – Promoting the unique role of poetry in literature

March 21 each year is commemorated as World Poetry Day. A decision to proclaim the 21st March as World Poetry Day was adopted during the 30and session of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) conference, held in Paris, France, in 1999. One of the main objectives of the day is to support […]

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Patent Poetry: Beware of DMCA Phishing Emails | AEON Law

_________________________________________________ How to distinguish Legitimate takedowns for copyright infringement Some phishing traps _________________________________________________ While it’s safe to delete and ignore most phishing emails – like one from a mysterious foreign prince offering you a slice of his fortune – it’s a headache to have to wonder whether what appears to be a Digital Millennium Copyright […]

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Celebrate World Poetry Day on March 21, 2022 – Black Girl Nerds

March 21th, world poetry day celebrates one of the most beloved forms of expression. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) proclaimed this day in 1999 to “support linguistic diversity through poetic expression and offer endangered languages ​​the opportunity to be heard within of their communities”. World Poetry Day promotes the reading, writing […]