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Let the 2nd Annual #MormonPoetrySlam Voting Begin!

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Now that the busyness of Christmas has passed and the final performance in the 2nd Annual #MormonPoetrySlam has posted (see the event archive here), it’s time to determine the winner of the Audience Choice Award. For your consideration and reviewing pleasure, here are the eighteen entries, listed in order of appearance (you may need to hit “Read next page” at… Read more »

#MormonPoetrySlam, Day 7 (2014): Laura Craner Reads
“Apple” by Patricia Karamesines

"Apples" from astronomy_blog on Flickr (BY NC SA)

Here’s a link to the poem if you’d like to follow along as Laura reads. Read more about the Mormon Poetry Slam here and see the posting schedule here. Vote for your favorite performance here (the link will go live once all the entries have been posted). Use #MormonPoetrySlam when you post about this in your social media circles.

Notes on How to Read a Poem

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I’m of two minds about National Poetry Month. In one sense, I appreciate the effort (initiated by the Academy of American Poets and institutionalized in April 1996 by President Clinton’s administration) “to highlight the extraordinary legacy and ongoing achievement of American poets; [to] introduce Americans to the pleasures and benefits of reading poetry; [to] bring poets and poetry to the… Read more »

Vote for Your Favorite #MormonPoetrySlam Performance

Now that the final performance in the first Mormon Poetry Slam has posted (see the event archive here), it’s time to determine the winner of the Audience Choice Award. For your consideration and reviewing pleasure, here are the fourteen entries, listed in order of appearance: [View the story “The 2013 #MormonPoetrySlam” on Storify] Now that you’ve reviewed the entries, before… Read more »

Mormon Poetry Slam, Day 1: Laura Craner Reads
“Introduction to the Mysteries” by Patricia Karamesines

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Here’s a link to Patricia’s poem if you’d like to follow along as Laura reads. Read more about the Mormon Poetry Slam here and see the posting schedule here. Vote for your favorite performance here (the link will go live once all the entries have been posted). Use #MormonPoetrySlam if you post about this in your social media circles.

An “Evening Drive” through the Nature of Language with Patricia Karamesines

Anthology Poet Highlight 16/82: Patricia Karamesines, “Evening Drive“ The lyric quality of “Evening Drive” pulls me into the narrative, placing me in the (rhetorical) vehicle beside the poet and her companion as they drive down a springing lane, both traversing the same landscape, through seeing it through different eyes. Such is the nature of language—and the language of nature, for… Read more »