where the writers are

poets | poets

julia-stein's picture
Mar.07.2014
I'll be reading  my writing in this celebration:  2:30 West Coast time (5:30 East cost time) March 8- WBAI radio 99.5 New York CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY, IN A CONVERGENCE OF SONG, STRUGGLE AND SOLIDARITY You can listen online to live broadcast:  http://www.wbai.org/...
keiko-amano's picture
Mar.07.2014
WBAI CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY, IN A CONVERGENCE OF SONG, STRUGGLE AND SOLIDARITY TUNE IN THIS SATURDAY, MARCH 8TH FROM 3PM TO 10PM, AND JOIN US FOR A GATHERING OF WOMEN HOSTS AND COMMUNITY ACTIVISTS, PERFORMERS, ARTISTS, POETS AND STORYTELLERS New York, NY – International Women's Day...
dale-estey's picture
Nov.20.2013
HM The Queen had a veritable Cacophony of poets over to Buckingham Palace, spreading praise by the stanza. [DE]   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * One is very happy! The Queen looks forward to her 66th wedding anniversary by hosting poetry celebration By Anthony Bond   The Queen and...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Oct.26.2013
October 26     Basket Ball   Idiots out number poets, this is a fact, though I do wonder why.  It cannot be an easy lot spending your days in slow witted discharge; I would think they might at least try putting pen to paper.  I think I would rather live in a world filled...
carmen-ambrosio's picture
Apr.01.2013
To celebrate the beginning of National Poetry Month, here is my plan: Monday, after lunch, I'll reread my favorite poem by Audre Lorde "The Marvelous Arithmetics of Distance"--twice. Tuesday, I'll eat breakfast and spend the morning with verses from Gwendolyn Brooks, Frank Horne, e. e. cummings,...
kim-packard's picture
Feb.23.2013
The Latino culture http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latin_American_culture in the New World is based on either Spanish or Portuguese as the lingua franca with various substrate languages (Maya, Aztec, Inca, traces of tribal languages of the enslaved Africans, etc.) and histories of colonization (by...
kim-packard's picture
Feb.15.2013
Some of my favorite poets are Harvard poets: Delmore Schwartz, Wallace Stevens, and E.E. Cummings.  So, I somehow stumbled upon a link that lead me to Harvard's Woodberry Poetry Room on-line.  What a treasure trove this turned out to be!  Of course, it seems natural that well-known...
annmarie-sauer's picture
Nov.30.2012
A couple of times per year I organize a literary salon. Living on the 12th floor on the b-side of the building it is clear that the name had to be salon 12b. The view is exceptional and people love to come. Usually there will be food and homemade cakes (Rose's apple cake is famous and An's cheese...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Nov.27.2012
  November 27   THE STORYTELLER       Funny stories I long to share with new friends have to be put aside while the core of this entity is built.  Mutual memory is the siding on a house framed in integrity.  Treading together through the past, we strengthen each...
dale-estey's picture
Nov.06.2012
The grand Canadian poet, Alden Nowlan, was once asked the worth of poetry. What good is it? What does it do? He no doubt had many answers, but the time I am referring to he said (I paraphrase) "You can never know how poetry will affect a person. And if that person is powerful, you can't know how...