Poem of the Week: Prospective Immigrants Please Note

PROSPECTIVE IMMIGRANTS PLEASE NOTE by Adrienne Rich Either you will go through this door or you will not go through. If you go through there is always the risk of remembering your name. Things look at you doubly and you must look back and let them happen. If you do not go through it isContinue reading “Poem of the Week: Prospective Immigrants Please Note”

2015 Book Sale a Success

Thursday, September 17, the RCAH Center for Poetry hosted our annual used book sale. The sale brought in more than $1,300, which will help us to continue to bring in poets, performers and writers throughout the year. Many thanks to everyone who came out to the sale! P.S. If you’d like to donate books for nextContinue reading “2015 Book Sale a Success”

Poem of the Week: Keeping Quiet, by Pablo Neruda

Keeping Quiet Now we will count to twelve and we will all keep still. For once on the face of the earth, let’s not speak in any language; let’s stop for one second and not move our arms so much. It would be an exotic moment without rush, without engines; we would all be togetherContinue reading “Poem of the Week: Keeping Quiet, by Pablo Neruda”

Center for Poetry Fall 2015 Events – Save the Date!

Welcome back, poetry people! The RCAH Center for Poetry is excited to be up and running again, led by our new assistant director, Laurie Hollinger. Laurie graduated from Michigan State University with a B.A. in Arts and Humanities and Creative Writing. Also new to our team are interns Frances Master and Grace Carras. Frances is aContinue reading “Center for Poetry Fall 2015 Events – Save the Date!”