The Classical Figures Poetry Reading – Video The Society June 26, 2022 Poetry, Readings, Video 5 Comments . . Hosted by British poet James Sale and held by the Society of Classical Poets, the theme of this reading is classical figures in the broad sense. The 100 Days of Dante Poetry Competition’s winning poems are part of the event, as well as poems from the SCP’s annual general competition. Featured Poem & Readers “Silver Fire” by Gail Kathleen Jardine, read by Michael Pietrack “Contemplating Aristotle Contemplating a Bust of Homer” by James A. Tweedie “Aurora” by Andrew Benson Brown “Easter Monday” by Cynthia Erlandson “Papa’s Commedia” by Nicholas Walz “Three Fates” by Cheryl Corey, read by Joseph Sale “Stars” by Jillian Bober, read by Evan Mantyk “Dante’s Song” by Professor Angela O’Donnell . . NOTE TO READERS: If you enjoyed this poem or other content, please consider making a donation to the Society of Classical Poets. NOTE TO POETS: The Society considers this page, where your poetry resides, to be your residence as well, where you may invite family, friends, and others to visit. Feel free to treat this page as your home and remove anyone here who disrespects you. Simply send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Put “Remove Comment” in the subject line and list which comments you would like removed. The Society does not endorse any views expressed in individual poems or comments and reserves the right to remove any comments to maintain the decorum of this website and the integrity of the Society. Please see our Comments Policy here. CODEC News:Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) 5 Responses ABB June 26, 2022 Thanks for posting! This was a lot of fun. Much thanks to our host James for setting it up. Reply James Sale June 27, 2022 Big thank you to all those who performed and all those who attended – I really enjoyed it, and ALL the poetry was simply fabulous! Glad you liked it ABB. Reply Cheryl Corey June 27, 2022 Joseph Sale’s reading of my poetry was absolutely fabulous! He read them with all the drama of a Shakespearean actor. It was way better than anything I could have done. Thank you so much, Joseph! Reply James A. Tweedie June 27, 2022 Agreed, Cheryl. My own poem would have been raised to a higher level if Joseph had read it instead of me! A good time was had by all. Many thanks to James for hosting. Reply James Sale June 28, 2022 Thanks Cheryl and thanks James: I perhaps could develop a new career as managing my son and hiring him out to perform! The response to his reading has been extremely gratifying to me as his father. Thank you so much. Leave a Reply to ABB Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.