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For the Country’s Most Promising Teen Poets, Poetry Is Activism (via Vulture)

Is poetry political? It seems a silly question to ask, even during National Poetry Month (which is technically not state-sponsored but very much in the spirit of public communion). Plato, in his Republic, called for the censoring and banning of poets. For centuries, in societies as different as Britain and China, court poets explicitly addressed the social and … Continue reading For the Country’s Most Promising Teen Poets, Poetry Is Activism (via Vulture)

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Professor encourages students to explore poetry (via Daily Bruin)

Full Title: "Professor creates organization encouraging students of all majors to explore poetry (via Daily Bruin)" Every member of the UCLA community should read or hear a poem sometime between this April and June, said English adjunct assistant professor Reed Wilson. UCLApoem – Wilson’s brainchild – is a new student-run organization that will organize several … Continue reading Professor encourages students to explore poetry (via Daily Bruin)

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Celebrate National Poetry Month With the New Yorker Poetry Bot (via The New Yorker)

Just in time for National Poetry Month, the New Yorker Poetry Bot is back! Launched in 2017, to celebrate the magazine’s ninety-second anniversary, the bot offered readers a daily dose of poetry on Twitter and Facebook Messenger, cycling through ninety-two poems that were chosen to represent every decade of our archive. With this reboot, we’ve expanded that selection, adding … Continue reading Celebrate National Poetry Month With the New Yorker Poetry Bot (via The New Yorker)