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Welcome to the Poetry Place! This is a sanctuary for poets, poetry-lovers, and lovers of poets.

It is so easy to miss the poetry of life because we live in a world that doesn’t always celebrate the creative expression of the human soul. As Anna Akmatova wrote in 1917 in her poem, “Song about Songs”: “It seems that the voice we humans own / Will never sound, never celebrate” (trans. Lyn Coffin).

At the Poetry Place, we want to own our human voices, to sound in the silence, and to celebrate poetry. You are invited to join us!

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