Poet Jennifer Steele discovered that poetry is a kind of prophecy for her, a way to discover what she does not yet know about herself. Jennifer reminds us of the voice that can speak – and illuminate – a little of our own mystery.
Remember all the beautiful poems you guys posted in the comment section a couple weeks ago - you know, for the POETree mission?Remember we said we'd get back to you with the video, once the POETree was in full bloom?Today is that day!And let's remember that the POETree was conceived and
In 2011, WBEZ filmed four short videos featuring Louder Than a Bomb youth poets performing their work on location. At the Taste Entertainment Center on Chicago’s South Side, rows of flashing lights wink on the dance floor and a cluster of shimmering disco balls twinkle above the heads of club-goers.
April = Poetry MonthFriday April 29 = Arbor DaySo what happens when you put these two celebrations together?We are going to plant a big, beautiful POETree!HERE'S WHAT YOU DO NOW: Share a favorite poem in the comment section.
In honor of National Poetry Month, Eight Forty-Eight has been showcasing poems from everyday people with a passion for writing.You may have seen Betsy Benefield around town, but Chicago is a big, busy city. Everyday we encounter people we’re likely to never actually meet.