Monday, February 15, 2010

UniVerse of Poetry

UniVerse of Poetry

welcomes Maryam Ala Amjadi representing Iran


celebrates Haitian poets Davertige representing Haiti


Maggy De Coster representing Haiti

UniVerse of Poetry initiates an opportunity for courageous, celebrated, international poets -- many of whom are refugees -- to be heard, read and studied. These poets often transcend hardship, isolation, and exile to write the enduring human story.

UniVerse embodies a celebration of poetry encouraging dialogue, compassion and peace. UniVerse is dedicated to featuring a laurelled poet from every nation in the world, regardless of territory, and to showcasing the work of poets working in exile and writing in endangered languages through public programs, free curricula and online publication. UniVerse is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.

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Yes, poetry can encourage spiritual refinement; spark intelligent, intuitive dialogues of compassion, mutual respect and peace; and help redress social injustice.