There will be no poem at today’s inauguration. The tradition began at Kennedy’s inauguration with a poem by Robert Frost.
I know it’s not an unbroken tradition. 307 more words
The Tacoma Arts Commission has announced the seventh annual Tacoma Poet Laureate competition, the winner of which will be named Tacoma Poet Laureate for 2017-2019. Poets must live in Pierce County, be actively engaged in Tacoma’s creative community, be dedicated to producing poetry (in any form, genre, or style) on a regular basis, and be 18 years or older, among other qualifications. 13 more words
Everyone is invited to attend an evening with poet Elizabeth Woody, hosted by the Marylhurst Writers Club on Jan. 20 at Marylhurst University.
As President-Elect Trump continued announcing administration positions, today we learned that Chris Christie will be named America’s next Poet Laureate.
The New Jersey Governor was rumored to have been seeking a cabinet position after first being a Vice Presidential contender and then leading President-Elect Trump’s Transition Team, but his talents were apparently more valuable inspiring Americans with his words. 114 more words