Poetry

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

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Spoken-word fireworks

9 talks • 2h 3m
Brave and beautiful expressions from some of the world's most talented spoken-word performers, who weave stories in words and gestures.

Exclusive articles about Poetry

5 poems for an inauguration

Five powerful poems to commemorate this moment in time, as we look toward the 2017 US Presidential inauguration ceremony. Whatever your politics, poetry can help. As President J...

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 ...
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