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"When we read each other's work, or read to each other, we build community"

In the big picture, Pataky says, Alaska needs poetry to remind us who we are and where we came from. “I think our poets accomplish a kind of ‘place-making’ for us in both the geographic world itself and in that place of language, which is layered onto — and allows for an apprehension of — geographies.

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The Way of Lament

Another from the Beatitudes poems I wrote. This one is particularly meaningful to me, and is sort of psalm-like. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted”. 99 more words

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The Bane of Whitechapel - Poetry Reading by Lee A Forman

 

 Performed by Val Cole

Get to know the Poet:

What is the theme of your poem?

Horror / Historical

What motivated you to write this poem? 136 more words

Escape - Poetry Reading by Farzleen F Khan

Performed by Val Cole

Get to know the poet: 
1) What is the theme of your poem?

Drama

2) What motivated you to write this poem? 192 more words

Beautiful Dead Dragonfly Why - Poetry Reading by James Gaynor

 

Performed by Val Cole
1) What is the theme of your poem?

Is there a moment of clarity preceding the final darkness that is either night or death? 225 more words

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