” ‘We’re all going to die — and poems can help us live with that.’ In a charming and funny talk, literary critic Stephen Burt takes us on a lyrical journey with some of his favorite poets, all the way down to a line break…
‘Mahogany L. Browne is a poet and author coordinating the Women of the World Poetry Slam at New York’s Pratt Institute. She gives her Brief But Spectacular take on “Black Girl Magic” and the struggles facing African-American women in modern society’.
Presented by Youth Speaks Rhiannon McGavin and Miriam perform their awesomely off the wall, “Cat Poem” for the Brave New Voices Competition.
Join Nuyorican spoken word artists as they explore their process, inspiration, and meaning behind the infamous ‘Modern Day Minstrel’ poem.
Dai Woolridge aka Spoken Truth lets us know why poetry is in every motion.
Meet Kioni “Popcorn” Marshall, an extraordinary 12-year-old poet from the Bronx. Despite her age, Kioni has earned the respect and admiration of the NYC poetry community by developing her own unique voice and bravely exploring mature themes like alienation, abandonment, loneliness, and abuse. Follow Kioni’s…
UABTV presents Susanna Rich, an amazing English professor at Kean University, best-known for her poetry readings and performances in and out of the classroom. She gives two sensuous selections from her book Television Daddy.
Check Out the spoken word cure for what ails you.
Feelin’ nostalgic, and stumbled across one of my favorite cartoons/sitcoms featuring a series of poetry skits . 90’s babies will love this one
Suheir Hammad writes a poem to her brothers about the 9/11 tragedy