I've been meaning to tell you how the sky is pink here sometimes like the roof of a mouth that's about to chomp down on the crooked steel teeth of the city, I remember the desperate things we did and that I stumble down sidewalks listening to the buzz of street lamps at dusk and the
In March 2015, Patrick Donnelly was named the seventh poet laureate of Northampton, Massachusetts. Donnelly, who is a poet, translator, editor, and teacher, is also director of The Frost Place’s Poetry Seminar. He is the author of Nocturnes of the Brothel of Ruin (Four Way Books, 2012) and The Charge (Ausable Press, 2003). He will serve a two-year term.
In March 2015, Jan Schreiber was named the second poet laureate of Brookline, Massachusetts, taking over for Judith Steinbergh. He will serve a two-year term.
Apr 30 2015
Florence Ladd introduces Pulitzer Prize finalist and inaugural poet Elizabeth Alexander as she reads from her new memoir, The Light of the World. Co-Sponsored by Harvard Book Store.
449 Broadway02138 Cambridge, Massachusetts
Main Library, Lecture Hall
May 01 2015 to May 03 2015
During the first weekend of May, Salem becomes the epicenter of contemporary American poetry, offering rare opportunities to hear the nation’s best poets read and discuss their work in intimate and engaging forums. For more information, visit: http://www.masspoetry.org
5:00am to 11:59pm
01970 Salem, Massachusetts
Apr 25 2015
***An Invitation to gather with Hopkinton residents and share your favorite poem***
Join local poet Cheryl Perreault and your friends and neighbors to share your favorite great poems! Bring a favorite poem by a poet you admire to share with the group, or come just to listen. Please note: You don’t have to have participated in the poetry marathon to attend. Cheryl Perreault is a poet, writer, and spoken word artist who has a background in psychology. She is founder/host and co-producer of Wake up and Smell the Poetry at HCAM-TV Studios. Cheryl offers workshops and presentations for all ages on “awakening to life” through poetry and story-sharing. Her poetry and writing has been published in a number of journals and publications, she writes two columns for the Hopkinton Crier including “Creativity Matters” and “Wake up to Life,” and some of her spoken word poetry has been set to music and recorded by guitarist/producer Steve Rapson.
13 Main Street01748 Hopkinton, Massachusetts
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In Worcester, Massachusetts, I went with Aunt Consuelo to keep her dentist's appointment and sat and waited for her in the dentist's waiting room. It was winter. It got dark early. The waiting room was full of grown-up people, arctics and overcoats, lamps and magazines. My aunt was inside what seemed like a long
There is a movie called "She's Gotta Have It." There is a blizzard in Massachusetts today. Twenty-one people died in Chicago last night. Two of my friends live there, but I have never wanted to live there because it is cold there and people die from the cold and the wind and from each other. There is a movie