POETRY DEADLINE EXTENSION MAY 15th!
Agents of Change: A Santa Cruz Poet Laureate Art & Poetry Project
Art Due, Jan 1, 2022 Poetry Due, March 1, 2022
Initiated by Santa Cruz Poet Laureate David Allen Sullivan and a gaggle of friends. We’re looking for the most inclusive, multi-generational, diverse, wide-ranging collection of local poetry based on local art that we can muster.
Join us, help out in the project, and spread the word!
Teaching resources and sample poems, for multiple grades:
Art of Change: Send up to 2 pieces of Art, Write up to 2 Poems by May 15th!
What We Need
Local poets can choose to write up to 2 poems about your work.
Send us up to 2 images that relate to the idea of change, and we’ll post these
Change can be anything: climate change, personal change, linguistic change, change of minds, political change, spiritual change, change in the weather, spare change, menopause, the Yi Jing, etc.
Send us a high resolution images we will publish it so our local poets can collaborate!
Send submissions to:
Deadline for art is Jan 1st, 2022.
Call for Poets
Feeling inspired by these images of change? Send us up to 2 poems that you’ve written for these images for the chance for it to be displayed and published in a book.
Deadline for poetry is May 15th, 2022.
We need change! Let’s make it happen.
Steering Committee Members
SPA WINDOW, Dan Phillips, based on Jory Post’s photograph
In memoriam, The Capitol, Jan. 6, 2021
lost in a forest of
threatening TV images,
I pedal a stationary bike,
eyes shut to block hordes
of deranged people
I open my eyes
to see tree branches
from the natural world,
showing me a way out.
For more poems: https://wp.me/PcymPF-3V