Poetry

A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of poetry.

Video playlists about Poetry

Spoken-word fireworks

9 talks • 2h 03m
Brave and beautiful expressions from some of the world's most talented spoken-word performers, who weave stories in words and gestures.

Talks about Poetry

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Exclusive articles about Poetry

How poetry can free a prisoner’s mind

In the “hell” of incarceration, Cristina Domenech finds the raw material for poetry. “It’s said that to be a poet, you have to go to hell and back,” says Cristina Domenech, who ...

A poem from the future

Editor’s note: This poem kicks off a new “Question Worth Asking” series: “How weird will the future be?” First up: a piece from poet and TED Fellow Ben Burke. [Dear Helen- So so...
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