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Interview: Curtis Nathan Curry and Dave Gajda Present Good Night Dead Man

GOOD NIGHT DEAD MAN In 2021, The Poet’s List had the honor of interviewing poet, Curtis Nathan Curry, and musician, Dave Gajda, on their album, Flowers on Mars. Throughout our conversation, the duo was extremely forthcoming on both a creative and personal level; and their depth and complexity was entrancing. Therefore, we were ecstatic to … Continue reading Interview: Curtis Nathan Curry and Dave Gajda Present Good Night Dead Man

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Ten Poetry Collections to Read Again and Again (via The Atlantic)

As editors who review poetry for The Atlantic, we read a lot of poems. Each week, there are new PDFs in our inboxes; our desks are covered with chaotic piles of books we’ve yet to crack open, and our shelves are already packed with old favorites. We’re also frequently asked, “What poetry should I read?” … Continue reading Ten Poetry Collections to Read Again and Again (via The Atlantic)

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(Video) Darius Simpson | We Don’t Die

Additional Info: About Button: Button Poetry is committed to developing a coherent and effective system of production, distribution, promotion and fundraising for spoken word and performance poetry. We seek to showcase the power and diversity of voices in our community. By encouraging and broadcasting the best and brightest performance poets of today, we hope to … Continue reading (Video) Darius Simpson | We Don’t Die

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Interview: Nana Fredua-Agyeman Jnr.

NANA FREDUA-AGYEMAN JNR. Nana Fredua-Agyeman Jnr. is one of Ghana's leading, and prized, poetic voices. Heavily recognized by the Ghana Association of Writers and the GAW Literary Awards, Nana possesses a mindset which is beautifully nuanced; allowing him to tackle topics with decisiveness and grace. As evidenced in his impressive 2021 spoken word album, Ponder, … Continue reading Interview: Nana Fredua-Agyeman Jnr.

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Your Voice: Saying the Unsayable: The Psychology of Poetry | (via Psychology Today)

The Your Voice section of The Poet's List showcases articles and blog posts written by poets. These pieces may or not be about poetry. Most often, they are on topics with which the poet finds passion. You can find more of these posts, here: Your Voice. Humans spend most of their waking hours playing with … Continue reading Your Voice: Saying the Unsayable: The Psychology of Poetry | (via Psychology Today)

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(Video) Sarah Kay | The Minister of Loneliness

Additional Info: About Button: Button Poetry is committed to developing a coherent and effective system of production, distribution, promotion and fundraising for spoken word and performance poetry. We seek to showcase the power and diversity of voices in our community. By encouraging and broadcasting the best and brightest performance poets of today, we hope to … Continue reading (Video) Sarah Kay | The Minister of Loneliness

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Bite-Sized TikTok Poetry Blows Up—Along with Growing Claims of Plagiarism (via Forbes)

TOPLINE Short, straightforward poetry is TikTok’s latest literary trend, attracting plenty of fans and critics alike, though some poets say the popularity of poems as short as one sentence long has made it far too easy for others to plagiarize. KEY FACTS Poets are finding a huge following on TikTok: The #poetry hashtag has more than 48 … Continue reading Bite-Sized TikTok Poetry Blows Up—Along with Growing Claims of Plagiarism (via Forbes)

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Columbus mourns poetry and theater giant Charles ‘Is Said’ Lyons (Via Columbus Dispatch)

Full Title: "‘His effect is seismic.’ Columbus mourns poetry and theater giant Charles ‘Is Said’ Lyons (Via Columbus Dispatch)" Columbus, Ohio When Julie Whitney-Scott was a teenager, she read a poem at an event hosted by poet and playwright Charles “Is Said” Lyons.   “He said, ‘I really like that. You're pretty good,’” said Whitney-Scott, now … Continue reading Columbus mourns poetry and theater giant Charles ‘Is Said’ Lyons (Via Columbus Dispatch)