Poems

Poems – The Poet Laureate guides the collection and distribution of poems for the Arts Council’s poetry program. This page includes current poems from various series that were initiated by the current Poet Laureate. There is a brief explanation of each program followed by a current poem. To read archived poems from each poetry series, or see how you can contribute to the various series, or receive poems directly, READ MORE:  link to PROGRAMS, Written Arts, Poet Laureate Initiated Programs

 

Occasional Poems by the Poet Laureate

The Laureate is called upon to deliver poems for many occasions. Some are solemn, while others are whimsical and fun. To read more of these poems click on the READ MORE link in the introductory paragraph on this page.

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Mary Kay Rummel Poet Laureate 2014 – 2015

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40ish Around 40ish Poets and their Poems

Poet Laureate, Mary Kay Rummel, initiated a project to highlight middle-aged poets working or living in Ventura County. Ms. Rummel will be selecting approximately forty poems by poets who are forty-something and under. The current poem from this series follows with a photo and biography of the poet. To read more of these poems click on the READ MORE link in the introductory paragraph on this page.

 

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Senior Poets and their Poems

Poet Laureate, Mary Kay Rummel, initiated a project to highlight the senior poets working or living in Ventura County. Ms. Rummel will be selecting poems from this group of poets and they will be posted to this website. The current poem from this series follows with a photo and biography of the poet. To read more of these poems click on the READ MORE link in the introductory paragraph on this page.

 




 

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