83.9 F
Charlotte Amalie
Saturday, May 21, 2022
HomeNewsArchivesPoets for Change Hold International Event

Poets for Change Hold International Event

Poets worldwide will unite for an historic "100 Thousand Poets for Change" event, Saturday, Sept. 24. Join Opal Palmer Adisa at 6 p.m. in Frederiksted by Clock Tower. Bring a poem to read that speaks to positive change.
Poets in 400 cities representing 95 countries are currently organizing the largest poetry reading in history with over 500 individual events scheduled to take place simultaneously on Saturday, Sept. 24 to promote environmental, social and political change.
The poet Percy Shelley wrote “Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of mankind.” Poets all over the world will unite projecting messages to stimulate planetary change in support of sustainability and peace. All those involved are hoping, through their actions and events, to seize and redirect the political and social dialogue of the day and turn the narrative of civilization towards peace and sustainability.
Information on world events: http://www.100TPC.org; World Wide coordinator:Michael Rothenberg, Founder 100 Thousand Poets for Change;Phone: 305-753-4569; walterblue@bigbridge.org.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Keeping our community informed is our top priority.
If you have a news tip to share, please call or text us at 340-228-8784.




Support local + independent journalism in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as accessible as we can. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. We know that informed communities are empowered ones. If you appreciate our reporting and want to help make our future more secure, please consider donating.

STAY CONNECTED

20,771FansLike
4,719FollowersFollow

FROM FACEBOOK

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons
Load more

Poets worldwide will unite for an historic "100 Thousand Poets for Change" event, Saturday, Sept. 24. Join Opal Palmer Adisa at 6 p.m. in Frederiksted by Clock Tower. Bring a poem to read that speaks to positive change.
Poets in 400 cities representing 95 countries are currently organizing the largest poetry reading in history with over 500 individual events scheduled to take place simultaneously on Saturday, Sept. 24 to promote environmental, social and political change.
The poet Percy Shelley wrote “Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of mankind.” Poets all over the world will unite projecting messages to stimulate planetary change in support of sustainability and peace. All those involved are hoping, through their actions and events, to seize and redirect the political and social dialogue of the day and turn the narrative of civilization towards peace and sustainability.
Information on world events: http://www.100TPC.org; World Wide coordinator:Michael Rothenberg, Founder 100 Thousand Poets for Change;Phone: 305-753-4569; walterblue@bigbridge.org.