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Random Acts of Art: Poetry- Tamar Cloyd performs “Light Work”

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Please enjoy this poetry reading of Light Work by Heights Arts board president, Tamar Cloyd.   Would you like to contribute to Heights Arts’ Random Acts of Art, initiative? Click Here for more information. To View all contributions to Random Acts of Art, Click Here To learn more about our Literary programs, Click Here Most of […]

EKPHRASTACY: Artists Talk + Poets Respond to Members Show 2020

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    The Heights Arts Ekphrastacy literary program is a series of artist talks + poetry readings held regularly in the Heights Arts gallery, in conjunction with our special exhibitions. Cleveland-area writers are invited by the current Poet Laureate and Heights Writes Community Team to view the installed artworks and respond with a poem. Four […]

2015: A very literary year

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 Poet’s Log: January 10, 2016 Since becoming the Cleveland Heights Poet Laureate in April 2015, I’ve found literature thriving in a wide variety of places – some of them surprising. Here’s a look back at my year of living in poetry            – Meredith Holmes April 2 –Ekphrastacy for Heights Arts “Impermanence” gallery show. This exhibit […]

Haiku Death Match: Slugging it out in 17 Syllables

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Poet’s  Log: 2015 This Saturday night, October 10, at exactly 7 p.m. the 2015 Haiku Death Match will commence inside Dobama Theater.  Eleven of Northeast Ohio’s best Haiku poets will vie for the title of Haiku Death Match Champion. Pairs of poets will face off, reading their best haiku poems. The audience votes for the […]

April and Poetry and All

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Poet’s Log, April 28, 2015  By Meredith Holmes If you want to get in the spirit of National Poetry Month, you can’t do better than logging on to “Read + Write: 30 Days of Poetry” on the Cuyahoga County Library website (www.cuyahogalibrary.org). Each day’s post includes a poem by a northeast Ohio poet and a […]

Favorite Poem Project

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Cleveland Heights Lee Road Library, Sunday, April 12, 2 p.m. By Meredith Holmes Registration to read a poem for this event is full, but all are welcome to come and be a part of the audience. It’s free and open to the public. Last April I happened to be in Chicago for work and was […]

Once and Future Poet Laureate

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Poet’s Log,  April 10, 2015 By Meredith Holmes In April 2005, I was surprised and delighted to be chosen by HeightsArts as the first Poet Laureate of Cleveland Heights. In January 2015, the Poet Laureate panel at Heights Arts invited me to fill the post again. I was just as delighted and almost as surprised. […]