April is National Poetry Month in the US. Anyone can participate in the festivities online. There’s no shortage of great ideas from the likes of the New York Times, NPR, Poets.org and more.
New things are cool, but old things aren’t. Unless they’re really old, in which case they’re cool again! That’s the gist of “retro”.
Thomas Edison once said, “Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.” Although fundamental, it’s something most people forget — persistance and unrelenting hard work pays off. In today’s “shortcut, fast-track” world, it’s important to always remember to be determined.
Spoken word in particular is one of the most powerful forms of poetry today and these videos provide more than enough evidence of that. Whether you like poetry or not, prepare to be blown away.