Mass Poetry supports poets and poetry in Massachusetts. We help to broaden the audience of poetry readers, bring poetry to readers of all ages and transform people’s lives through inspiring verse. We are a 501(c)(3) organization.
One of our own just won a $30,000 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award. It feels right to say that Danielle Jones-Pruett is “one of our own” because she has been involved in so many Mass Poetry programs, including Common Threads and Student Day of Poetry, and has taught workshops at the annual festival.
Submit your proposal ideas September 15-October 30. Read the guidelines and selection criteria here.
Sunday morning, snow. An icy snow, thick,
crystalline. I sit in a white-lit room, looking
through white lace curtains at the white-draped
houses and cars and trees of Tonawanda
Street. The only sound the scrape, rasp of one
shovel, one shoveller. What is the language