Monthly Archives: May 2017

A Note on Spoken Word Poetry

Spoken word is a performance art that is word based. It is an oral art that focuses on the aesthetics of word play and intonation and voice inflection. It is a ‘catchall’ which includes any kind of poetry recited aloud, … Continue reading

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Call for Literary Artists – Arts Consortium of Carver County

From the Arts Consortium of Carver County: “The Sower Gallery is preparing for a summer-long exhibition entitled Spirit Biennial and has asked the Writers’ Group to submit poetry and short prose to be read during that exhibit. It will run … Continue reading

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A list of poets

From our most recent meeting, a list of poets, recommended by our members: Mary Oliver e.e. cummings John O’Donohue Emily Dickinson Christina Rossetti Billy Collins Lucille Clifton Maya Angelou Emily Bronte Shel Silverstein And for more info on classic and … Continue reading

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May 21st meeting reminder

Hi everyone! We’ll be meeting this Sunday, May 21st, at 4:30 p.m., at our usual Sunday haunt: the downtown Mocha Monkey, upstairs in the back room. Our themeĀ for this meeting is All Things Poetry! You can: Write an original poem, … Continue reading

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