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(Video) Black Chakra | I Spit Fire

Additional Info: Black Chakra performing "I Spit Fire" at Rudyard's Pub and Grill. Check out Chakra on Twitter! https://twitter.com/blackchakra88 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. … Continue reading (Video) Black Chakra | I Spit Fire

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Why the Ayesha Curry Backlash Bothered this Poet

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect that of The Poet's List.   YOU'RE AT THE BARS WITH... Lexzie     "How do y'all deal with all the ladies around y'all men?" a vibrant Jada Pinkett exclaimed as I adjusted the volume on the … Continue reading Why the Ayesha Curry Backlash Bothered this Poet

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Introducing Nevada’s Newest Poet Laureates (via KNPR)

Poetry is artistic language meant to stir your imagination... it can also be a little intimidating. Nevada's new poet laureates want to change that. Heather Lang Cassera will become Clark County's poet laureate on June 1, and Pan Pantoja is Reno's 2019 poet laureate. “The role of a poet laureate can vary a little bit … Continue reading Introducing Nevada’s Newest Poet Laureates (via KNPR)

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Oxford poetry professor contest kicks off amid growing controversy (via Guardian)

Just weeks after Simon Armitage was named the UK’s next poet laureate, the contest for the country’s second most important role in poetry has begun. Voting has opened for Oxford University’s next professor of poetry, with two of the country’s best known practitioners, Alice Oswald and Andrew McMillan, both in the running. Candidates for the four-year … Continue reading Oxford poetry professor contest kicks off amid growing controversy (via Guardian)

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Simon Armitage named UK’s poet laureate (via Guardian)

The West Yorkshire poet Simon Armitage, a former probation officer who describes his writing as “no-brow”, has been appointed as the UK’s 21st poet laureate. Armitage, who received a phone call from Theresa May offering him the position on Thursday, said his parents cried when he told them the news – he had made them particularly … Continue reading Simon Armitage named UK’s poet laureate (via Guardian)

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(Video) Glori B. | Mouth Full of Bees

Additional Info: Glori B. performing "Mouth Full of Bees" at the 2018 Texas Grand Slam Poetry Festival at The Village Cafe 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 … Continue reading (Video) Glori B. | Mouth Full of Bees

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Upstart Arts and Poetry Creative Community, Thalia, Launches First Print Magazine (via Yahoo)

Thalia Magazine ("Thalia") is excited to announce the launch of their first print collection, available for pre-order beginning May 2019. The magazine, co-founded by sisters Julia and Amelia Haney in late 2017, celebrates artists, designers, poets, and other creatives who identify with womanhood and artistic expression, from Boston to New York, London to Paris, and worldwide. "Our issues are galleries that you can hold in … Continue reading Upstart Arts and Poetry Creative Community, Thalia, Launches First Print Magazine (via Yahoo)