Located in Champaign-Urbana IL we are committed to building community and strong individual voices through the power and practice of poetry.
Congrats to Renee Emerson and Andrea Blythe - Using the random number generator they were the lucky winners of the free poetry book giveaway.
Thanks and happy writing and reading everyone!
For poetry month we are participating in the big poetry giveaway. Kelli Russell Agodon: Book of Kells is again supporting poetry and bloggers by hosting the Big Poetry Giveaway. What is that? Simple - click on one of the many bloggers who are giving away free books of poetry on the book of kells site and make a comment and be entered to win a free book - including shipping. What are we offering here? Given Sugar, Given Salt by Jane Hirshfield and The Cradle Place by Thomas Lux. Both great reads by two of our prominent authors.
Be sure to comment and enjoy!
Please join us for stimulating discussion, witty banter and as always a great time!
Once a week - every week - we meet in person to workshop and share our own poetry and those from favorite authors as well as discuss poetry related topics and issues
Bringing poetry and music to the public -
We are always on the look out for new venues. Performing is not only fun but builds Character - as they used to say, free yourself to speak your heart and mind whatever life throws your way and learn to effectively share your passions with your audience
Publishing, Outreach and Internet Resources
Although our main focus is and always will be local in person poetry sharing and events, this web site is dedicated to being an online community forum and resource guide for all those brave souls "seeking the richness and diversity of existence"
Share with us your vision and voice