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Quintessential Listening: Poetry


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The mission of Quintessential Listening: Poetry is to provide a forum to examine current events and contemporary issues through the power of poetry.

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POV: Points of View in Poetry, with Tzynya Pinchback, Jackie Oldham, and Lynne Viti The best poetry grows out of the poet's unique and personal point of view, whether the subject matter be nature, human relationships, personal challenges,... more

Ahmad Al-Khatat, was born in Baghdad, Iraq on May 8th. He has been published in several press publications and anthologies all over the world and has poems translated in several languages. He has published two poetry books ?The... more

Octaviano Merecias-Cuevas hails from Portland, Oregon. He is a spoken word artist, visual storyteller, and tri-lingual writer. Octaviano has presented and published his work in Mexico and the US. He writes in Mixteco, Spanish and... more

Linda Imbler is the author of three published poetry collections, "Big Questions, Little Sleep," "Lost and Found," and "The Sea's Secret Song" which is an e-book published by Soma Publishing. Her new e-book "Pairings" is now available. It is... more

Bio: Jerry Brunoe, a Wasco, was raised on the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon. He briefly and sporadically attended Oregon State University. His poetry has appeared in multiple literary magazines. He pretends to know what he is... more

Ryan Quinn Flanagan is a Canadian-born author presently residing in Elliot Lake, Ontario, Canada with his wife and many bears that rifle through his garbage. He is a Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net nominated writer whose work has been... more

Clif Collins was an English professor at Montgomery College, Rockville, MD. He taught at the college for 25 years. In 2017, he wrote the book "Lives of the Apostles." The book (available on Amazon), encompasses themes of grief, loss,... more

Heather Corbally Bryant teaches in the Writing Program at Wellesley College. She has taught at the Pennsylvania State University, the University of Michigan, and Harvard College where she won awards for her teaching. She received... more

Aaron R also known as - Aaron R The Poet - writes poetry and also produces and directs short poem films. Poetry is a way to express real life situations in a way that all people can relate to using a myriad of topics. Aaron R was the winner... more

Claudine Nash lives and writes in New York. She obtained a B.A. in English and Psychology from Wesleyan University and later went on to obtain two master's degrees and a Ph.D. in Psychology from Connecticut College and St. John's... more