Community Poem from the Provo Pride Festival

Don’t miss out on what came to life as an amazing poem–written by the community attendees of Provo Pride!

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untitled (5)Back in September, at the Provo Pride Festival, peculiar shared a booth with Rock Canyon Poets where copies of both peculiar and Orogeny were sold. There was also an easel set up with paper and marker for Provo Pride attendees to add a line to a community poem. That community poem has since been published in Rock Canyon Poets’ newest chapbook, Inspired, under the title “Kaleidoscope.”

The chapbook was the result of a series of workshops, sponsored in part by Utah Humanities and Pioneer Book, where participants were asked to write a poem in response to another poem or literary work that inspired them. Rock Canyon Poets recently had a launch party and poetry reading to celebrate Inspired‘s release, covered by KBYU. Copies can be purchased online for only $5.

Inspired also contains poems written by peculiar co-editors Aaron Gates (“Sketchbook Girl” and “One Part Vinegar, Two Parts…

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Poetry at the Provo Pride Festival! . . . Sept. 19, 2015

Rock Canyon Poets and Peculiar literary magazine have a booth at the Provo Pride Festival! Come by and see us…

  • Add a line to our community poem
  • Sign up for email news and a drawing
  • Info on upcoming events and open mics
  • Meet some of our poets
  • Learn how to become a member
  • Chapbooks for sale (only $5)

WHEN: Saturday, September 19, 2015

TIME: 10am – 6pm

WHERE: Memorial Park, 800 East Center Street, Provo (directions)