|26 women poets. (Image from womenyoushouldknow.net)|
Monday, February 12, 2018
This post from Jacqueline Saphra, "The Slow Game: Women, Poetry and the Cult of Youth", suggests that "people talk about the demographic of the poetry workshop and the high percentage of middle-aged or older women". Is this true? And, if it is, why should this be bad?
Thursday, February 8, 2018
"I once responded to a girlfriend’s love poem by critiquing its imagery. That relationship didn’t last long...."
|photo by GL|
With Valentine's day coming up, the Poetry Foundation asks Adrian Blevins, Rebecca Hoogs, Cyrus Cassells, and Craig Arnold how to write love poems
- and don't forget, Valentine's day (Feb. 14 at noon) is Cleveland Public Poetry's "Poetry of Love" open mike
Thursday, February 1, 2018
|Photo by GL|
Please join us for our next open mic event: Cleveland Public Poetry, Poetry of Love, Wednesday, February 14, at 12:00 p.m. Come share an original or classic poem that celebrates the romantic tradition of Valentine’s Day.
Cleveland Public Poetry is sponsored by the Ohio Center for the Book at Cleveland Public Library.
Read more (and check out the question & answer with Ohio poet Khaty Xiong) here:
- Open Mic Series at Cleveland Public Library Celebrates Written & Spoken-Word Poetry
- Poetry of Love open mike Feb. 14 at noon