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A Poem For Everyone in Miami During the Month of April! November 27, 2013: Get Ready, Miami! P. Scott Cunningham’s dream sounds as simple as haiku. Yet making it real has proven more complex than iambic pentameter. Here’s his ambition, straight from his website: [...] by

Thank You, Thank You, Thank You! May 3, 2013: Harriet Staff would like to thank all the poets who made our National Poetry Month celebration an engaging, instructive, thoughtful, and fun month. So please put your hands together, dear readers, [...] by

National Poetry Month Extended Hours April 30, 2013: Around this time every year, we wrapped up National Poetry Month, say thank you to our bloggers for all the great work they’ve done, then get back to the news. Well, we’ve had such a [...] by

The King’s Breakfast April 2, 2013:   In a phenomenon known as Delayed Auditory Feedback, if your speech is played back to you with a slight delay—between 9.2 and 192 milliseconds later—it becomes quite difficult for you to [...] by

National Poetry Month Is Here Again! April 1, 2013: We’re thrilled to kick off our celebration of National Poetry Month today. Effective immediately, we’re suspending our news reporting to feature writing by these 20 poets: Micah Ballard [...] by

National Poetry Month ends with a BANG… then a whimper May 1, 2012: We’ve made it through another amazing April as National Poetry Month comes to a close. And we’re astonished as we survey the remarkable, thoughtful, engaging writing that has taken place [...] by

National Poetry Month and May Day 2012 April 30, 2012: On Saturday, I was again in the 9th floor offices of Domestic Workers United talking about poetry, about the function of politics in the creative writing workshop, about the 99%, about artists’ [...] by

May Day May 1, 2011: I was going to write a post this month on Alfred Temba Qabula, the great South African worker-poet whose Collected Writings I’ve been trying to get published here in the States for several years; I [...] by

Put your spine into it for National Poetry Month March 22, 2011: On the blog of the Association for Library Services to Children, Travis Jonker has put out an unusual call for submissions for National Poetry Month: book spine poetry. Last year, inspired by artist [...] by

“Poet,” the fashionable look for Spring 2011 March 17, 2011: (Photograph of Terrance Hayes by David Armstrong from the NYT style magazine) Could it really be? Or is it just that poetry (and poets) have become such curiosities in American culture that those [...] by