The Paperpack Book Club: Poetry Reading

When: Sun, August 9, 10am – 12pm, 2015
Where: Quizinn Food Court, NuSentral Mall, Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Admission: Free
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From a star poem from a 1950s black poet, to oriental haiku-like succinct verses, from Spanish love lost works to Indian poems, a huge thank you to all who attended our poetry reading in July. You have made an impression on others And you may have just lit the flame for others to explore for themselves new poetry genres altogether. For the next session, let us bring along 1-3 poems to share with the group. Anyone is also welcomed to join for the experience.

[Poetry is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language—such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre—to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning. What is the difference betweem poem and poetry? A poem is a particular type of, poetry. Poetry is the art, poem is an expression of the art. Below, in BM, is video of a a humourous, spontaneous poem contest (pantun spontan lawak). In it, contestants are asked to execute a robbery in two-verse poems...]