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Lucas County is alive with Poetry. These pages highlight resources - books and databases, and poetry events - in the Libraries and in the Community.

There's also a place for you to submit an original poem and a place to read poems submitted by others.

EVENTS:

                    

Poetry Speaks
An Evening in Two Parts:

1) Poets by Invitation

2) Open Mic

  Poetry Workshops
Tutorial Workshops

 

Upcoming Events

Interested in sharing a few of your poems or poems that have made a difference in your life? Sign up for a 5 minute slot.  E-mail toledopoetry@yahoo.com

Lewd lyrics, profanity, or strong sexual content are not allowed during poetry performances.
 

Join us for the next Poetry Speaks @ Your Library

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER, PLEASE CALL 419.259.5218
toledopoetry@yahoo.com





Formed in 2010, Poetry Speaks @ Your Library features a cross-section of Northwest Ohio’s best poets and prose writers reading their material.  Held three times a year over two consecutive weeks, Poetry Speaks attempts at bringing diverse voices to the community.

 

Readings  
  Poets                      

Alfred Frank 11/19/2012
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Becca Wood 11/19/2012
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Brenda Jean Jackson 11/19/2012
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Charity Anderson 11/19/2012
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Kathleen Johnson 11/19/2012
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Katrina Barnhill 11/19/2012
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Matt Sradeja 11/19/2012
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Michael Grover 11/19/2012
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Patti Meyer (11/19/2012)
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Robert Phillips (11/19/2012)
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Therza Cox (11/19/2012)
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Alfred Frank (10/29/2012)
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Beth Cromly (10/29/2012)
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Elizabeth Anderson (10/29/2012)
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Gregory Peters (10/29/2012)
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Lenny Zaleski (10/29/2012)
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Lindsay Vreeland (10/29/2012)
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Patti Meyer (10/29/2012)
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Sandra Gill (10/29/2012)
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Thomas Teknipp (10/29/2012)
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William Stuber (10/29/2012)
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Alfred Frank (10/15/2012)
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Aneta Golubitskaya (10/15/2012)
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Charity Anderson (10/15/2012)
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Cynthia Bosley Smith (10/15/2012)
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Deirdre Perlini (10/15/2012)
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Dr. Tom Barden (10/15/2012)
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Elizabeth Anderson (10/15/2012)
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Zach Fishel (10/15/2012)
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David Baker (May 2011)                   
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Nick Muska (October 19, 2010)          
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Joel Lipman (May 5, 2009)
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Melanie Dusseau (October 19, 2010)
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Jim Ferris (October 19, 2010)
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Star Bowers (October 26, 2010)
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Leonard Kress (October 19, 2010)
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Main Library, 325 Michigan St., Jamie Black Room
 

Having trouble deciding what form your poem should take?  Interested in getting your work published?  Wondering how you can make a career out of poetry or other fine arts?

Check back soon for upcoming dates for the Poetry Conversation workshops and let the creativity flow!

Bring any poems that you would like to work on and get valuable feedback from the workshop leader as well as fellow attendees.

  • Date TBD   Poetry as Sound: Having Fun with Composing and Performing

  • Date TBD  Publishing Your Work
  • Date TBD Careers in the Fine Arts
  • Date TBD Spoken Word

  • Date TBD  The Blinking Cursor: Exploring Different Forms of Poetry and Exercises to Help Overcome Writer's Block