So we’re trying this new thing at my library. We’re starting a monthly poetry night for the fall and spring, and are pretty excited about the opportunities and challenges this presents. Main opportunity? Poetry is awesome. And main challenge? Poetry’s got a little bit of a dusty reputation. We’re hoping to do something about that.
And so taking to the ever-amazing Internets to get some ideas, I typed “awesome poetry events” into my google search bar, and discovered this beautiful little poetry tumblr that I’m now obsessed with: Manic Mouth Congress. Manic Mouth Congress! I want to be everything that is the Manic Mouth Congress. In reading more about the Mouths, I learned that they do things like a Night of Erotic Poetry. Yowza! Continue reading