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One-Line Haiku online course

January 16 - April 23

Even more minimalist than haiku, the "monoku" is a poem in one short line. They’ve become increasingly popular and more widely published in journals and anthologies. So if a single short line is the shape of monoku, what is the substance of this tiny haiku derivative? This course will encourage you to consider what a …

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World Poetry Day

March 21

In celebrating World Poetry Day, March 21, UNESCO recognizes the unique ability of poetry to capture the creative spirit of the human mind. A decision to proclaim 21 March as World Poetry Day was adopted during UNESCO’s 30th session held in Paris in 1999. One of the main objectives of the Day is to support …

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Teignmouth Poetry Festival

March 19 @ 8:00 am - March 22 @ 5:00 pm
Teignmouth Teignmouth, Devon United Kingdom + Google Map

Teignmouth's seventh annual poetry festival features Liz Berry, Hannah Lowe, Inua Ellams, Vanessa Kisuule, Jean Atkin, Roselle Angwin, Rosie Jackson and Graham Burchell, Robert Garnham, Bob Devereux, Dawn Gorman and Tom Sastre over four days in a friendly seaside setting. Learn more here.

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1:00 pm

World Poetry Day: Devolution by Kim Goldberg Book Launch

March 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Library – VIRL Harbourfront Branch, Library - VIRL Harbourfront Branch, 90 Commercial St
Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5G2 Canada
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Join Kim Goldberg on World Poetry Day for the launch of her eighth book, Devolution, poems and fables of ecotastrophe (from Caitlin Press). Can poetry transmute climate grief to climate action? Is every creative act an act of extinction rebellion? What is the role of imagination and myth-making in times of crisis? And why are …

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2:30 pm

Poets & Players with Wheatley, Chan, Burn, Hull + more

March 21 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Whitworth Art Gallery, Whitworth Art Gallery, Oxford Rd
Manchester, M15 6ER United Kingdom
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Poets & Players is known for its imaginative programming of complementary arts — poetry with music, dance and visual art — in several striking settings in Manchester, UK, particularly the Whitworth Art Gallery. Newer writers are showcased alongside established poets and musicians. This event features poets David Wheatley, Mary Jean Chan, Jane Burn and Isaiah …

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