“Poetry UNCENSORED – in the Boulder Weekly?!” a loudmouth editorial by Marcus If

“What if poetry, currently mostly confined to cafes and alleyways, really had a chance to impact the main street community?” “What if poets, as the therapists of culture, said what only they can articulate and the community responded?” “What if poems, each an individual godlette, shone out into the community one every week to remind …

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“BAFS Summer Poetry Camp Intro Weekend Recap and What’s Next!” by Cicada Musselman

The first weekend of Beyond Academia Free Skool Summer Poetry Camp has passed and it was a mixed bag of emotions... June 30th A riotous inspiring good time reading Richard Brautigan’s June 30th, June 30th on Pearl Street with Rob Geisen. July 1st Outside at Boulder Writers Warehouse along the North Boulder Farmers Ditch, the …

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“Roseanna Frechette vs. Your Stupidly High Rent and Other Bohemian Concerns” by Jonathan Montgomery

The Madwoman I remember a Bohemian Concern I had back in September 2011. I was doing my first feature at the brand new Innisfree Poetry Bookstore & Café and needed to blow the audience away. So I turned to my trusty poetry allies for help, like Marcus If. “I need you to be The Beast …

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Academy of American Poets: A Can of Beans? – A Loudmouth Editorial by Marcus If

Since its establishment in 1946 (the fulcrum of 20th Century poetry), the Academy of American Poets’ Chancellor’s Board (the Academy started in 1934) has brought together the mainstream of university poetics under a ‘court of the land’ banner to promulgate the art of verse. The continuous influence of the New Critics is evident in the tenure …

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The Boulder Poetry Tribe’s 2016 Electionstravaganza

Welcome to The Boulder Poetry Tribe's 2016 Electionstravaganza!  During this presidential campaign you have seen commercials, polls, opinion articles, cable news panels, yard signs, debates, endorsements, tweets, madmen screaming incoherently on the street and more on who's the best candidate to govern our nation.  But how much have you heard from the important perspective of all - your …

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Submissions for LoveShovelReview camp edition due TOMORROW!!

By UrWill Rocks! Rising high up above, the waxing Moon… The North American black bear visited summer poetry camp a few times this year; always by itself, generally around midnight, and never afraid. Large-lunged snorts, breaking branches through the leafy raspberry patch, a shadow as soft as a 70 ton steam-powered excavation loader – with …

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The Beyond Academia Free Skool Summer Poetry Camp Preview by Scarlett Levi

       What exactly is BAFS Summer Camp?                                                                What might one experience while at Love Shovel Ranch?                                                        How are the classes organized?            What kind of people can attend a BAFS class?                                                                Will I fit in?                                                                              How free is it?   These are some …

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