From poetry and writing to spoken word, these organizations are giving young people a much needed place to express themselves.
Haiku #1 A peacock feather Shining iridescent hues Golds, greens, blacks and blues. Haiku #2 A golden sun sinks All clouds have fuchsia linings Orange: sky on fire
Alasdair Rees was the first recipient of the Youth Poet Laureate.
What it's like attending Tonight It's Poetry, a slam poetry event at The Woods Alehouse.
For the last five years spoken word poets both amateur and professional alike have ascended to the Tonight it’s Poetry stage on Sunday nights to read whimsical, insightful, sexy, hilarious, ingenious and, most importantly, original works of spoken word.
In recent years, there have been few national cinemas as intriguing and accomplished as South Korean cinema. Park Chan-wook and Bong Joon-ho, the directors of Oldboy and The Host, are among the world’s finest directors of genre film. While Lee Chang-dong isn’t a genre filmmaker and is not quite the same caliber a director as his
It's rare that people can tap into the artistic dimensions of a prison inmate's mind. A publication from the Saskatoon Provincial Correctional Centre is altering this reality.
His volume Eunoia is the best-selling collection of Canadian poetry of all time. His sound poetry will blow your mind. As for his current project: he's writing a poem that will persist after the sun explodes.
The Baroness Else Von Freytag-Loringhoven is a relatively obscure historical figure. Though she ran in artistic circles which included Ezra Pound, Marcel Duchamp and William Carlos Williams, the influence of her life and art has been largely unacknowledged. In the early 20th century, the Baroness (who acquired her title from one