The 28th Medellin Poetry Festival continues its process of vital construction in support of the profound peace and reconciliation of the Colombian people, inviting the people of Medellin to raise awareness in the spirit of dialogue, the loving care of the earth and life, a legacy...LEER
This edition will be held between July 14th and 21st, 2018, through 152 activities displayed by poets, artists and shamans from almost 40 countries, including poets and Shamans from 19 original nations from all continents through poetry readings and stories, rituals and ancestral shamanic songs, ancient Asian and Australian songs...LEER
It's time to listen to the Mother Earth. Today the sacred word, the poetic word arrives and stays engraved in the wide and narrow paths of Mother Earth, who sheds verses for the freedom of all living beings that inhabit this planet. Indigenous territories and cultures have suffered a long history of colonization and dispossession and are currently being...LEER
The sun is shining on the street, a bum is walking on the street, I take my bedclothes with me and I put up the building,
The building is ten floors high and I sleep on the ground.
Go east, you can smell the sweet of wheat in Pingluo,
Go west, you can see the beautiful flowers in Yinchuan.
He was born in 1944 in Oklahoma. He earned a Master's degree in Creative Writing at University of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Henson's poetry is known for its powerful imagery, brevity and universal appeal. It incorporates Cheyenne philosophy and traditions as well as social and political commentary on the modern world.LEER
Poetry and song capture our understanding of life and provide us with platforms to express ideas that may otherwise be inexpressible. Poetry represents memory as well as vision. It is the chant as well as the wail. It could come as joyous and exuberant calls, it could also come as a dirge marking the crossing of the slim line between here...LEER
He is a Diné (Navajo) from the Navajo Reservation in White Cone, Arizona. He received an AFA from the Institute of American Indian Arts Creative Writing Program. He is the author of the poetry collections Shapeshift (2003) and Flood Song (2009). Steeped in Native American culture, mythology, and history...LEER
What is a song in the original meaning of the word? It is essentially a short story, conveyed within a compact musical form. By means of a song it is possible to discern the epoch, the customs and the ways of the time that the song was created. A song is capable to carry within itself an entire historical cultural domain.LEER
In 1964 the first book of Aboriginal poetry was published in Australia. It featured the writings of Oodgeroo Noonuccal (1920 – 1993), selling out in several editions, and ensuring her success as one of Australia’s highest selling poets. For most lovers of poetry around the world this must seem very recent.LEER
She is a poet from Nineveh in northern Iraq. She has a degree in English-Arabic translation from the College of Arts at Mosul University, and has worked in the local and wider Arab press as a freelance journalist.LEER
What’s poetry? That’s a question that never rises in a poet’s mind while he is writing. When the poet reads the other’s poetry, neither do that question. But whenever the poet has the feeling down, that question may appear...LEER
A few years ago I founded a cultural movement called Poetry and Discovery, together with other poets. In this movement I tried to express what poetry means to me. Let's start from the name of this movement.LEER
She is a savvy S. London based, Guyanese raised, African-Caribbean woman. A singer-songwriter, poet & drum percussionist armed with stories to tell via catchy music, songs and words, delivering a stunning live...LEER