Poetry

Patricia Jabeh Wesley to offer poetry reading on November 9

ALTOONA, Pa. – Patricia Jabbeh Wesley will offer a reading of her works at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, November 9, in the Titelman study at the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts at Penn State Altoona. Jabbeh Wesley, professor of English, Creative Writing and African Literature at Penn State Altoona, …

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Canceled Again: No Cowboy Poetry Gathering at Elko This Winter | Local

DAILY ELKO ELKO – Cowboy poetry fans eagerly awaiting another live rally will have to wait longer. The Western Folklife Center announced Thursday that the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, originally scheduled for Jan. 24-29, has been canceled. “After careful consideration of the logistical challenges and financial hurdles due to …

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Professor Martín Espada shares his poetry and passion for social justice at 2021 Commonwealth Honors College plenary lecture – Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Students discover the world of social justice through the creative work of the Puerto Rican poet On October 15, University of Massachusetts English professor Martín Espada explained to students the importance of standing up for social justice and how their ideas can change the world. Espada captivated audiences with an …

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Poetry Slam – The State Times

Lara murray What’s the first thought that comes to your mind when you think of poetry? Shakespeare? sonnets? Rhythm? Art? Maybe nothing. It’s no secret that this form of literature is not for everyone. People see it as a “foreign language” or a strange hobby. For this reason, those gifted …

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