poetry

poetry

Elizabeth Alexander on poetry, the art of revision and letting creative expressions be, and remaining open to the world around you with E. Ethelbert Miller.

Do you haiku? John Lederach shares 12 haiku based on a three-day dialogue with Krista Tippett and others. These conversational poems capture the tension, promise, and paradox of moral action and meaningful language.

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Replace notes with words and you might say that reading Miller is similar to Mingus "thinking on a piano."

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How we arrived at choosing the late Lucille Clifton's "won't you celebrate with me" — with video.

A passage from Letters to a Young Poet cited by Novogratz.

These vids from BBC's "Poetry Season" bring Byron and Blake to life — through punk rock and a soccer presser? Absolutely riveting!

A reflection on the different interpretations of a single poem and how one man's experience of suffering affects his reading of "Le Vase Brisé" ("The Broken Vase").

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