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We're an eclectic mix of poets who like to share poetry in an open, non-threatening venue. We share inspiration with each other and other artists. We have had ekphrastic poetry/painters in the DC Metro area, and we enjoy music/poetry inspirations.

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Gathering: A Poetry Anthology by Poets Anonymous

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Poets Anonymous was founded in 1991 as an eclectic open poetry reading space, both in-person and on Zoom. For over 3 decades, Poets Anonymous has been providing a venue for poets to share their work.

This Anthology, Gathering, is being put together in the spirit of that tradition.

Now Taking Submissions
Send up to 3 poems, 100 lines or less each to:

Include your poetry both in the body of the email as well as attached as rtf, Word document or pdf.

Include a 3-4 line bio in 3rd person with your submission.

Poems of all styles and genres will be considered. Only poetry will be considered; no illustrations, photos or artwork.

Current Deadline: March 15, 2023

Poets Anonymous Poetry Reading

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Come share your poetry at the Northern Virginia’s longest running Open Reading venue.

RSVP required for admission (make sure Meetup and Zoom names are the same). We start CAMERAS ON for introductions.
We read 'round-robin', one poem at a time, in the order as set by the Hosts (late arrivals will be added at the end of round in progress). We will read as many rounds as we want until 4:45PM, so bring plenty to read (yours or other poets you want to honor). Hardcopies and screen sharing are not required.

Please note: Poets Anonymous is an open poetry reading group. We are not a critique/workshop or discussion group.

WHEN: April 8, 2023

TIME: 2:00 to 4:45 P.M


Lesley Tyson, she, her(s) is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Poets Anonymous Poetry Reading
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