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Posts Tagged: spoken word poetry

The Beat of the Poem: Talking with Tatiana Figueroa Ramirez

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Tatiana Figueroa Ramirez discusses her debut poetry collection, COCONUT CURLS Y CAFÉ CON LECHE.

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A Time and a Place: Talking with Faylita Hicks

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Faylita Hicks discusses her debut poetry collection, HOODWITCH.

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Listening to Poets

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Should poetry be heard and not seen? In most, though not all, historic literary traditions, verse is distinguished from prose by the fact that the lines or stanzas are identified as such by recurrent patterns of sound (quantity, accent, rhyme, or assonance) which are independent of both the syntax and the meaning. This strict definition […]

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