For this month’s Children’s Book Club, author Megan Willome discusses the power of spoken word poetry to tell a story in a YA novel by Elizabeth Acevedo.
Poetry and Music: A Story that Could Be True
What if you paired poetry with music? Daniel Sperry has done just that, beautifully.
Video Poems: The Painter by Dobby Gibson
Best video poems. “The Painter, ” by Dobby Gibson. A man finds he will create if he pays attention to life.
Poets and Poems: Patricia Smith
This week’s “Poets and Poems” highlights Patricia Smith’s work, including her poem “They Romp with Wooly Canines” and her performance of “Skinhead.”
“Some Kiss We Want”, by Rumi, Video by Daniel Austin Sperry
Rumi: Some Kiss We Want. Spoken word poetry and cello.
THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 POETIC PICKS
154 actors for 154 sonnets, exhuming Neruda, toddlers reciting poetry. Seth Haines has a brand new week of Top Ten Poetic Picks.