Tiana Clark’s Poem “The Ayes Have It” Adapted Into Short Film
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Tiana Clark’s Poem “The Ayes Have It” Adapted Into Short Film

2016 Frost Place and Bull City Press Chapbook Competition winner Tiana Clark, and other poets, have teamed up with FilmBar and the Virginia G Piper Center for Creative Writing at Arizona State University to present Motionpoems Season 8: Dear Mr. President, a collection of short films based on poems. Tiana’s poem “The Ayes Have It” has … Continue reading

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Robert Frost Writes from Littleton, NH on Teaching and Billiards

Frost met Ernest Silver at Pinkerton Academy in Derry, where Silver was the high school principal and Frost taught English. When Silver became the president of what was then known as Plymouth Normal School, he invited Frost to come teach education and psychology. “Hope you got your pedagogy renovated by the kid-glove contingent at the institute.” Frost … Continue reading

The Unexpected Poetry Project
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The Unexpected Poetry Project

Each year, Nina Schafer hands out 12,000 poems to unsuspecting strangers. Nina’s “Unexpected Poetry Project” has blossomed since its conception 4½ years ago, and has become a part of her daily routine. Poems are given to people all over the Philadelphia area, printed on brightly colored paper and folded-in-fourths. Today is Poem in Your Pocket … Continue reading

Robert Frost on Metaphor
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Robert Frost on Metaphor

“… there are many other things I have found myself saying about poetry, but the chiefest of these is that it is metaphor, saying one thing and meaning another, saying one thing in terms of another, the pleasure of ulteriority. Poetry is simply made of metaphor. So also is philosophy—and science, too, for that matter, … Continue reading

The Cortland Review’s Poets in Person: Meet Gregory Pardlo
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The Cortland Review’s Poets in Person: Meet Gregory Pardlo

The Cortland Review’s National Poetry Month “Poets in Person” Video Feature is Gregory Pardlo. Learn more about the former Frost Place faculty member by clicking here. In the feature, Pardlo talks about how he began writing, how long it takes for him to finish a poem, and more. Each year since 2016, The Frost Place awards … Continue reading