#Poetry

  • Article: Watch This Birmingham Writer's Heart-Rending Animated Poem About Her Experience of Polio
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    Watch This Birmingham Writer's Heart-Rending Animated Poem About Her Experience of Polio

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 21, 2019

    Josette Rice contracted polio age two in Jamaica. Now, she’s spreading the word through poetry. Read more

  • Article: US Names First Native American Woman Poet Laureate

    US Names First Native American Woman Poet Laureate

    June 20, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The job of US poet laureate is raising national appreciation of reading and writing poetry. Read more

  • Article: This Amazing Teacher Is Helping Her Refugee Students Shape Their Own Stories Through Poetry

    This Amazing Teacher Is Helping Her Refugee Students Shape Their Own Stories Through Poetry

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 20, 2019

    Global Citizen meets Kate Clanchy, from an Oxford school where pupils speak over 30 languages. Read more

  • Article: The Feminist Message Behind Lorde's Grammys Dress That You Probably Missed

    The Feminist Message Behind Lorde's Grammys Dress That You Probably Missed

    By Andrew McMaster|Jan. 29, 2018

    “Only dire circumstance can precipitate the overthrow of the oppressor.” Read more

  • Feature: Amid Myanmar’s Brutal Conflicts and Struggle for Freedom, Poetry Offers Hope

    Amid Myanmar’s Brutal Conflicts and Struggle for Freedom, Poetry Offers Hope

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 11, 2018

    Poetry is a critical art form in the country. Documentary “Burma Storybook” shows its changing role. Read more

  • Article: Meet the East-London Poet Literally Taking His Mental Health Activism Into Space

    Meet the East-London Poet Literally Taking His Mental Health Activism Into Space

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Jan. 5, 2018

    First he set a world record for the biggest ever mental health lesson — and now he’s mates with NASA Read more

  • Article: This Syrian Refugee Just Won a Top UK Poetry Prize — And She’s Only 13

    This Syrian Refugee Just Won a Top UK Poetry Prize — And She’s Only 13

    By Daniele Selby|Oct. 4, 2017

    She’s only been speaking English for a year. Read more

  • Article: Rupi Kaur’s work is teaching the world about the journey of growth, one poem at a time

    Rupi Kaur’s work is teaching the world about the journey of growth, one poem at a time

    By Gina Darnaud |Feb. 14, 2016

    Words are powerful when paired with peace. Read more