Poetry

Moving words from Kingston’s creatives

Poetry is a great way to provide social commentary and express creativity, and it often acts as a therapeutic outlet.Continue...

Slamming the status quo

Queen’s Poetry Slam has seen a rise in participants this school year, which founder Danielle D’Entremont finds encouraging.Continue...

Storytelling and being heard: Indigenous Poet Billie the Kid discusses storytelling through spoken word poetry

Billie Kearns, Sci ’19, commonly known as Billie the Kid, is a K’ai Taile Dené and Nehiyaw spoken word poet and storyteller.Continue...

Poem: We Agreed That I Should Leave You in Toronto

We sit on the couch in your apartment and the clock pushes August away, hands squeezing the thick air to rain.Continue...

Poem: She Must

Dip into that valley of the unknown, caress its invisible colour.Continue...

Our modern obsession with poetry is only growing

Given the recent mainstream popularity of poets like Rupi Kaur, it’s no secret that there’s been a poetry revival over the last few years.Continue...

Dan School of Drama and Music presents first 2020 Faculty Artist Series show

The Dan School of Drama and Music will present From Bader Lane to Broadway this weekend at the Isabel Bader Centre.Continue...

Bounce House grapples with grief and motherly love

Jennica Harper’s Bounce House explores the highs and lows of mother and daughter relationships with sensitivity and focus.Continue...

Gwen Benaway isn’t letting critics slow her down

Gwen Benaway’s third collection of poetry, Holy Wild , explores her experience as a trans woman and her experience transitioning.

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On the Count of None examines reality through a surrealist lens

Allison Chisholm’s book On the Count of None is the culmination of years of hard work and random flashes of inspiration.Continue...

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