Category: Poetry Foundation

  • The Pee in the Pool of On Line Poetry, by Terreson

    ______     Editor’s note: You’re a poet or you’d like to be, and you’re at home or maybe work, with your computer.    Wouldn’t it be great to write a poem and post it into a forum for others like yourself to read and give feedback on, maybe spiff up some of your work, […]

  • Misplaced Leisure Water: The Displaced Function of Poetry

            In a Books Inq. blog post from yesterday, the Philadelphia Inquirer’s books editor, Frank Wilson, linked to this item in Poetry Magazine: Does Poetry Have a Social Function? Here is some of what he wrote: On New Year’s Eve, one of our dinner guests, a beautiful Chinese woman, read several classical […]

  • By what act or department of Congress?

    _____   Below is the news release dated today from the Poetry Foundation here: Foundation Announcements   _______________   September 18, 2006 Media Contact: Anne Halsey (312) 799.8016; ahalsey at poetryfoundation dot org   Poetry Foundation to Name First Children’s Poet Laureate $25,000 lifetime achievement award honors poetry written for children   CHICAGO–The Poetry Foundation […]