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The DC Poetry Project is committed to raising awareness about cultural, economic, educational, health and social issues that exist locally and globally. As a nonprofit, our goal will be to give back to our collective communities through poetry and spoken word related activities, volunteerism, and building community partnerships.
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Steven "Catfish" McDaris (born 1953) is an American poet and author who is often associated with Allen Ginsberg. He is also notable for having collaborated with Charles Bukowski. ?Dave Reve, the editor of Zen Tattoo, suggested the nom de plume "Catfish" after McDaris admitted that he wanted to quit his job at the post office to start a catfish farm. He recently retired from the post office after 34 years of service. For the last two decades as a ...
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Hey! Join us for a great evening of poetry! 
March is National Women's History Month and the Power of Poetics Blogtalk Radio Show proudly celebrates the many women who shaped our world and changed the course of history through writing poetry. These women lifted their voices through their work to fight for rights, to be free of discrimination and stereotypes, to break free from the rules set forth by men, family, and society and to be themselves. Please call-in and share poems written by you...
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The DC Poetry Project's "Poets on Fire" Weekly open-mic poetry show airs every Wednesday at 8pm EST / 5pm PST! Hosted by Dr. Michael Anthony Ingram, Executive Director of the DC Poetry Project, this show offers poets, spoken word artists and other writers opportunities to openly celebrate their love for words in all its forms. Come share or listen to poems, prose, songs, or any other style of expression with an audience of open minds and ears. We...
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Relax, Take Your Shoes Off, Sit A Spell. You can listen to the DC Poetry Project Call-In Show live every Wednesday night! Great fun and a lot of thoughtful provoking poetry! http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dc-poetry-project-
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“We are but a speck in the Universe. Oh, but what a lucky speck to be...”
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Kieles Mask's profile photo
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Precious Dorch-Robinson's profile photo
urug nire's profile photo
Simone Walker's profile photo
Abruvanamed Sly's profile photo
Demas Mugambi's profile photo
 
Valeri Beers is a published poet whose book ...details... was published by Thomas Hill Publishing in 2014. ...details... is available on Amazon as an e-book or a physical book you can hold in your hands, show to people and write in the margins. Purchase ...details... here: www.amazon.com/details-Valeri-Beers-ebook/dp/B00NC90K24 Valeri has been published in a number of print and online literary magazines including Zest literary magazine, Far Away ...
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If you are a poet and spoken word artist and would like to be a guest on the DC Poetry Project's Power of Poetics Call in Show, please contact us at letpoetryring@gmx.com. 
Safiya Stewart is a training and development professional and poet in the DC metro area (Silver Spring, MD). She started writing poetry years ago at the age of nine. Her life and love of poetry drove her to write her first book, Poems of Love and Life from a Simple Black Girl. When she is not writing you can find her with the first love of her life, her son. Her book is available at Amazon.com. She has also been published is such literary magazin...
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The DC Poetry Project's "Poets on Fire" Weekly open-mic poetry show airs every Wednesday at 8pm EST / 5pm PST! Hosted by Dr. Michael Anthony Ingram, Executive Director of the DC Poetry Project, this show offers poets, spoken word artists and other writers opportunities to openly celebrate their love for words in all its forms. Come share or listen to poems, prose, songs, or any other style of expression with an audience of open minds and ears. We...
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Relax, Take Your Shoes Off, Sit A Spell. You can listen to the DC Poetry Project Call-In Show live every Wednesday night! Great fun and a lot of thoughtful provoking poetry! http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dc-poetry-project-
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