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LaNyah Sabb-Toombs ’27 presents her writing at
Slam Poetry Night, Feb. 9. PHOTO: MAURITZ

Campus organizations host slam poetry session

Liv Bielawski February 14, 2024

The Black Student Union (BSU) partnered with the SJU Writing Center and Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society, to host the second annual Slam Poetry Night in the Center for Inclusion...

Author Judy Croome said many of her poems are about finding beauty in the mundane. PHOTO: MATEO CAPLIN 23/THE HAWK

South African poet writes to change perceptions

Leslie Quan July 27, 2022

Judy Croome is a South African poet, novelist and short story writer born in Zvishavane, Zimbabwe, to South African parents. After many years of being an accountant, Croome decided to turn to writing...

Penned by a Poet

Penned by a Poet

Daniel Barry April 27, 2022

National Poetry Month is a celebration of the poets and poetry in our cultures. In 1996, the Academy of American Poets established National Poetry Month in April to promote poetry across the U.S. Today,...

From left to right: Ann Green, Ph.D., professor of English, Pádraig Ó Tuama and Marie Howe. PHOTO: The Hawk

Poets link Catholicism to poetry

Pádraig Ó Tuama, theologian and poet, and Marie Howe, the 2012 State Poet for New York, held a poetry reading in honor of those who are marginalized by the Catholic Church on Oct. 29 in the Cardinal...

All the women in me are tired

“All the women in me are tired”

Taicha Morin September 18, 2018

How Nayyirah Waheed and Ella Mai are my therapists after hours Lately, I feel so numb, out-of-it and exhausted. Not just the physical kind of exhaustion. The kind of exhaustion where you can sleep all...

Sarah Blake at a photoshoot for a publication (Photo courtesy of Sarah Blake).

The power of poetry

Amber Denham February 27, 2018

Local poet visits St. Joe’s as part of reading series.  Sarah Blake, an established local poet, visited St. Joe’s on Feb. 22 as part of a mini-reading series tour from her most recent publication,...

Photo by Rose Weldon 19

The power of poetry

Franki Rudnesky October 16, 2017

A new collection by Instapoet Rupi Kaur. ___________________________________________________________________________________ Has your Instagram feed been flooded with concise, powerful poems with ornate...

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