Seattle: Poetry Bench, Frey and Kim, Poetry Precedent, Ballard Poetry Festival, Verbal Throwdown, Bardball

 

 

Seattle is ridiculous (!) with poetry.

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Exhibit A:

You can find a poem just about anywhere.

 

Exhibit B:

The winner of last year’s Norma Farber First Book Award, Emily Kendal Frey is reading at our poetry-only bookstore, along with Seattle author Arlene Kim.

 

Exhibit C:

Seattle University Law Library gets into the spirit of poetry month with recommendations for poetry precedent.

 

Exhibit D:

The Ballard Poetry Festival.

 

Exhibit E:

The “final verbal throwdown.”

 

Exhibit F:

Mariners poems on Bardball.

 

Crystal Curry

Photo courtesy of Seattle Times