slam poetry

Poetry Scenes: Portland — OR Stumptown Renaissance: How Portland Learned to Love Poetry (Again)

by Chris Cottrell Reviews & Interviews
Thumbnail image for Poetry Scenes: Portland — OR Stumptown Renaissance: How Portland Learned to Love Poetry (Again)

Portland just feels different.

Folk and Commodity, Part Two

by Joe Weil Poetry and Poetics
Thumbnail image for Folk and Commodity, Part Two

A true folk artist wouldn’t worry about the purity of what he was doing.

The Problems and Potential of Slam

by Joe Weil Poetry and Poetics
Thumbnail image for The Problems and Potential of Slam

I do not hate spoken word. I hate ham acting.

Presence beyond the spoken or written word

by Joe Weil Poetry and Poetics
Thumbnail image for Presence beyond the spoken or written word

I always think that a poem “off the page” becomes an “act” of language rather than a poem, a thing made out of words.

Image Source