Art for Change: The Verse Healer
Next in our series with Forman Arts Initiative: Poet Trapeta B. Mayson, whose Healing Verse Poetry Line merges her two passions: poetry and mental health
Guest Commentary: “My Heart Beats In My Throat All Day”
A local Ukrainian-American activist reflects on the tragedy—and outrage—of the Russian attack on her parents’ homeland.
The Citizen Recommends: PA Kindness Poem Project
Poet Laureate Trapeta B. Mayson and PA Humanities Council invite you to “share your kindness” for a citizen-inspired poem to be released on World Kindness Day
Guest Commentary: “I sing to the people of Philadelphia”
A local poet writes—and reads—a paean to the city he loves
Marianne Moore | Philadelphia Women’s History Month All-Star
All-Star #13: Marianne Moore
Guest Commentary: Shhh
What can you say when there’s nothing to say? A poem from a local social activist reflects on the events in Washington this week.
Citizen of the Week: Cydney Brown
Philly’s new Youth Poet Laureate doesn’t just write well—she does G.O.O.D.
Citizen of the Week: Mia Concepcion
Slam poetry changed the Youth Poet Laureate’s young life. Now she wants to give other Philly teens a chance to be heard.