The posts on this page are from a variety of Salem blogs and the views expressed are those of the individual blog author.

April 23rd, 2017

Poetry Rules Supreme, On The Salem Ma Scene

Poetry is a bouquet, and just as a bouquet of flowers may be filled with colors, shapes, and scents, so to is a poem a blend of words, rhythms, and sounds. This will be evident May 5-7th when the 9th annual Massachusetts Poetry Festival welcomes many of America’s most admired poets to a celebration of […]

April 29th, 2016

Poetry in Motion Being Showcased in Salem

We understand, you worked on Friday and missed the first day of the Massachusetts Poetry Festival. But fear not, ’tis more than one day in length. It will be shared among attendees on Saturday and Sunday of this weekend! Here are a couple of links you might want to keep handy when you arrive. There […]

April 30th, 2015

Rhyme Time in Salem; Mass Poetry Festival Returns

Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility. — William Wordsworth Keep those words in mind as you read, hear, sample, immerse and explore the words of participants to the 7th annual Massachusetts Poetry Festival,  which takes place this weekend, May 1-3, in various venues of […]

April 29th, 2014

Poets and Poems to be Honored in Salem

Letters become words, words become phrases, and phrases become ideas. Then gifted writers craft it all into messages for poems. Those writers, words and poems will be honored later this week as the annual Massachusetts Poetry Festival will be held from May 2 – 4 in downtown Salem. Participating poets include Kim Addonizio, Lucie Brock-Broido, […]