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Mass Poetry
01:00:14
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Daniel Johnson
01:00:30
Welcome, all, from Mass Poetry!
Mass Poetry
01:02:56
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Daniel Johnson
01:03:36
Yes, please share questions in the chat…
Fran McManus, RSM
01:09:35
Thank you, Martin,. Poems are promises and modes of presence...more now in isolation than ever.
Cynthia B
01:11:14
Shelter in Poems was great! Thank you!
M.P. Carver
01:13:14
<3
Leena
01:16:40
30, 000 at Poetry in the Creative Mind, I was there it was amazing! Such power in the room, a symphony of poems!
Daniel Johnson
01:18:52
The Roxbury Poetry Festival = JUNE 05, 2021 / 10 AM - 9 PM ET. https://www.roxburypoetryfestival.com/
Mass Poetry
01:29:10
The link for Martín’s new book, Floaters:https://bookshop.org/books/floaters-poems/9780393541038Martín’s next reading, May 20th at 7:30 PM for Witness at the Border:https://www.mobilize.us/witnessattheborder/event/380500/
Daniel Johnson
01:33:25
That’s a beautiful story and remembrance, Cristela
Lauren Bullock | she/her
01:33:29
Clickbait is always trying to kill off poetry, it’s amazing
Amber
01:37:17
I agree with Jen 100% — hearing the young voices of the youth poet laureates who were a part of the festival yesterday was proof of all this!
Jeffrey Harrison
01:39:56
As Wallace Stevens said, the imagination presses back against the pressure of reality. That can take many forms.
Doug K
01:42:39
Great point. I probably wouldn't be here if it wasn't for the rise of zoom during the pandemic
Lauren Bullock | she/her
01:45:02
Speak that, Tyehimba!
Lauren Bullock | she/her
01:47:26
YESSSS Justice and Chrysanthemum!
Jeffrey Harrison
01:47:35
There’s also Rukeyser’s “Saint Roach"
Anisha
01:47:42
who was the author of the ode to the rat poem?
Doug K
01:47:47
Has the sharing of poetry online instead of in person over the past year affected your writing of new poems for online reading, or changed your way of reading of old poems?
Leena
01:48:29
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8-2Wzu1ADQ
Mass Poetry
01:49:58
Anisha, the poet is Elizabeth Acevedo
Tracy Marks
01:51:26
No one’s mentioned the word therapeutic. For many of us, poetry is therapeutic, allowing us directly or indirectly to express strong feelings, and then to have them and our personal sense of meaning in a poem, witnessed by others.
Daniel Johnson
01:54:31
Powerful, Martin, and so very true
Lauren Marie Schmidt
01:54:42
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HCIkFVlrSJA
Lauren Marie Schmidt
01:54:46
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HCIkFVlrSJA
Kate Lassman
01:57:33
Time as a double helix - that's lovely!
Daniel Johnson
02:00:29
Mass Poetry and dozens of other literary org’s benefited from relief funding from the Literary Emergency Fund, which Jen mentioned.
Lauren Marie Schmidt
02:07:38
https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/569927/fortunes-bones-by-marilyn-nelson/
Elisabeth Horowitz
02:08:34
Great article about bones “Museums Confront A Legacy of Slavery” in the NYT 4/22/2021
Lauren Marie Schmidt
02:10:15
https://bookshop.org/books/the-life-of-poetry/9780963818331?aid=2386
Mass Poetry
02:10:19
The link for Martín’s new book, Floaters:https://bookshop.org/books/floaters-poems/9780393541038Martín’s next reading, May 20th at 7:30 PM for Witness at the Border:https://www.mobilize.us/witnessattheborder/event/380500/
Jennifer Badot she/her
02:10:23
<3 Thank you
Lauren Marie Schmidt
02:10:26
Thank you, all!
Kenny Likis
02:10:31
Thank you!
January O'Neil
02:10:35
Thank you all for a brilliant panel.
Elisabeth Horowitz
02:10:35
Great discussion! Thank you so very much!!!!
Mass Poetry
02:10:39
https://www.tyehimbajess.net
Justine Dymond
02:10:40
Such a thought-provoking conversation! Thank you!
Kristin
02:10:44
Thank you all, so much.
Doug K
02:10:49
Thank you!