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Rupi Kaur on using poetry to heal (via Mashable)

By merely existing on social media, you have likely come across the work of Rupi Kaur: a multi-hyphenate known for her modern rendition of poetry and sprawling influence across Instagram and the internet. Kaur has been credited as one of the first Insta-Poets, a category for writers who publish poems that fit into the grid's perfect squares and are … Continue reading Rupi Kaur on using poetry to heal (via Mashable)

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From love of rap to a career in performance poetry: Peoria High grad, Brandon Alexander Williams (via Peoria Journal Star)

Brandon Alexander Williams still vividly remembers the first time he heard rap, the art form which eventually became his career.  “I was 10 years old in my cousin’s basement in Downers Grove, Illinois, with my older brother Steven and my cousin Chris. And I remember they played an Outkast record from 1996, their album 'ATLiens.' … Continue reading From love of rap to a career in performance poetry: Peoria High grad, Brandon Alexander Williams (via Peoria Journal Star)

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Artist-poet Seth Thill to teach nature poetry, printmaking workshop at Hartman (via The Courier)

This event takes place on August 28, 2022 from 9am - 11:30am at the Hartman Reserve Nature Center in Cedar Falls, IA. As artist-in-residence, poet-artist Seth Thill has always loved nature, but don’t expect him to identify much of the flora and fauna that thrives at Hartman Reserve Nature Center. “I’m not much of a … Continue reading Artist-poet Seth Thill to teach nature poetry, printmaking workshop at Hartman (via The Courier)

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Xpressions by Poet Chavonne Jackson is an Inspirational Release (via Yahoo)

Full Title: "One of the Most Inspirational Poetry Books Released in 2022 Is Xpressions by Chavonne Jackson (via Yahoo)" Poet Chavonne Jackson recently announced the release of Xpressions, her soul-soothing collection of original poetry. Exploring motherhood, the importance of family, and uplifting reflections on her personal experiences, Chavonne's work is both an inspiration and a reminder … Continue reading Xpressions by Poet Chavonne Jackson is an Inspirational Release (via Yahoo)

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(Video) Jae Nichelle | My Lips

Additional Info: Jae Nichelle performing "My Lips" at the 2017 Texas Grand Slam Poetry Festival. Write About Now: WANPOETRY is a community-oriented collective of poets that meet at AvantGarden in Houston, Texas every Wednesday at 7:30 PM with the purpose of providing a multimedia platform for poets to share their work. Information courtesy, YouTube

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Blackout poetry: Uncovering verses and emotions (via The New Indian Express)

Several people mention that the process of creating blackout poetry helps them unwind. A case in point is Prachi Mishra (24), a Saket resident who was introduced to this poetry style in 2018—her first year of college. Mishra soon started using blackout poetry as a creative outlet. “I had just heard of blackout poetry somewhere … Continue reading Blackout poetry: Uncovering verses and emotions (via The New Indian Express)