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Constance Alexander: With so much division in our society today, can poetry really unite America?

Probably not but it gives you something to think about. Just a day ago I asked Facebook friends to name their favorite poems. They swarmed in like horseflies — agile, biting, high on sweet nectar of the madness we call poetry Poetry Unites America, an unscripted documentary film series, is based on the premise that sharing the poetry we love most can bring us together in these days of political,...

Documentary series on American poetry focuses on Kentucky; essays accepted until Sept. 15

Kentucky Poet Laureate Jeff Worley is calling on Kentuckians to put down their keyboards, pick up their pens and write as part of an upcoming documentary series “Poetry Unites America.” “Poetry Unites America” came to the United States in 2014, after beginning in 2006 as “Poetry Unites” in Poland, the native country of “Poetry Unites America” writer, director and producer Ewa...