Lenore Weiss to read from her book of poetry, "Cutting Down the Last Tree on Easter Island" at Ouachita Parish Public Library in Monroe, Louisiana. Address: 1800 Stubbs Avenue Monroe, LA 71201 Phone: (318) 327-1490
Added by Lenore Paula Weiss on December 7, 2012 at 1:43pm — No Comments
I've posted a review of Amanda Auchter's wonderful new collection of poetry about New Orleans, 'The Wishing Tomb':
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on November 12, 2012 at 4:42am — No Comments
There’s nothing like an adventurous road trip to clear your head and let your tendonitis elbow rest. I love to hit the highway with no particular destination in mind except to forge deeper into the old South.
All we knew when we struck out on a trip last week was that we were going to Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. Why, because we had never been to those states. My husband, Jerry only has five more states to visit and he will have been in all fifty. I have twelve more.…Continue
Added by Sarah Martin Byrd on April 3, 2012 at 9:58am — No Comments
Today, Monday Muse profiles Julie Kane, Louisiana's eleventh state Poet Laureate. Her term began officially on May 23.
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Today's Monday Muse profiles Louisiana Poet Laureate Darrell Bourque.
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on January 31, 2011 at 6:29am — No Comments
Poets for Living Waters is a poetry action in response to the Gulf Oil Disaster of April 20, 2010, one of the most profound man-made ecological catastrophes in history. Former US poet laureate Robert Pinsky describes the popularity of poetry after 9/11 as a turn away from the disaster’s overwhelming enormity to a more manageable individual scale. As we confront the magnitude of this… Continue
Many Americans are deeply worried about the estimated 210,000 gallons of petroleum per day that are spewing from site off the Louisiana coast. The disaster began ten days ago BP’s rig Deepwater Horizon exploded and sank. The spreading slick is expected to have devastating impacts on all living creatures caught in its path. The spill may become the worst environmental disaster in decades, possibly greater than the 11 million gallon Exxon Valdez oil… Continue
Added by Pamela Ferris-Olson on May 8, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments