Write a poem wherein you introduce an animal that would be especially bad at driving (or expand it to a skill or trade you have). Write a second part in which you find it difficult to perform the animal’s natural skills.
Tag: April Penn
Cantab Recap for Wednesday, December 4, 2020
This past Wednesday, we enjoyed an incredible feature– punctuated with brilliant and of-course-hilarious banter– from Raych Jackson, Chicago poet and prescient, excellent human. Raych’s book is newly published and beautifully produced by Button Poetry, and you can buy it directly from the publisher if you missed your chance on Wednesday.
Now that it’s winter, we’ve …
The Boston Poetry Slam and the House Slam Present: THE GRUDGE MATCH, March 29, 2018
Cantab Recap for Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Success! This week, we enjoyed a fabulous All Hallows/Saints’/Souls’ slam, courtesy of director and host Cassandra de Alba. Seven pairs of poets slammed off for the dubious honor of a mysteeeeeeeeeeeeerious discount pharmacy prize, plus eternal (for real this time) glory. We are pleased to offer congratulations to the Died Young team, who, clocking in …
Cantab Feature for Wednesday, November 1, 2017: The All Souls’ Slam
Cantab Recap for Wednesday, April 12, 2017
National Poetry Month rolls on, and what better poet to hear a full set from than the month’s very namesake? Last night, a small and mighty crowd braved the malfunctioning subway to roll into the venue just in time for a riveting feature from April Penn. The weekly venue mainstay showed off just some of …
Cantab Feature for Wednesday, April 12, 2017: April Penn
Cantab Recap for Wednesday, April 5, 2017
At last, at last, it’s National Poetry Month! You know, the one time of year you can read about “Is Poetry Dead?” in ten percent of your major news outlets… But don’t worry, our literally underground poetry scene continues very much alive for 12/12ths of the year, which you already knew if you were out …
Boston Poetry Slam Online