Poetry

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

Video playlists about Poetry

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.

TED Talks as the seven deadly sins

7 talks • 2h 2m
Envy, sloth, lust, wrath ... These talks intelligently explore and masterfully subvert these concepts of vice.

The most binge-worthy TED Talks

15 talks • 3h 22m
A surprising collection of TED Talks to delight and ensnare you for hours and hours.

Powerful poetry by fierce women

7 talks • 1h 22m
Masterful, riveting performances of lyric, rhythm and rhyme.

Talks about Poetry

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Exclusive articles about Poetry

Was this poem written by a computer or human?

Put your bot-sniffing skills to the test, and see how you do. How would you feel if you read a poem — and then found out it was written by a computer? Would you be upset? Impres...

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...
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