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On any given night anywhere in the world, chances are if you ask around in any city, there’s some form of slam or open mic that lays host to contemporary bohemian crowds, upscale candlelit lounge goers or interested listeners who just want to sit back and enjoy the word.
To put you down with the jargon, slam poetry is a performance competition between poets.
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WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA — Grindr, the gay dating app based in West Hollywood, has hired British writer Max Wallis as its poet in residence.
Starting next week, Wallis will pen a video poem, which will be directed by documentarian Ashley Joiner, that will be featured on the app, he announced in a column published Sunday in The Guardian. Please follow these are the rules when submitting a poem: Can I submit poems that were written by others? If the poem isn't 100% your work, it's not allowed.. Do not submit works that are not 100% your creation.If there is a mistake in a poem written by another poet, what can I do to correct it?Query letters should be no more than one page in length, and should be addressed to the editor whose section interests you at Essence Magazine, 135 West 50th Street, New York, NY 10020.Be sure to include a daytime telephone and an E-mail address. (But I am damn glad that spreadsheets aren't a meaningful part of my life.) 3. So I hope your mom isn't the kind of woman who is freaked out by such a thing.16.