How does HOPE sound in your languge ?
A Feeling – Your Language – Four Minutes
PoetryPolis is an annual multilingual poetry slam co-organized by the Literaturhaus Bonn .
This year’s PoetryPolis theme will be HOPE. If you want to participate, please submit your written entry in your language, plus a German translation and a short CV, by December 2nd to post(at)literaturhaus-bonn.de . The poem can be no longer than 4 minutes in length.
The event will take place on December 16 at 8 pm at MIGRApolis-Haus der Vielfalt – BIM e.V. with free admission.
Here’s “America In 4 Minutes” by Branden Wellington as an example. He says he wrote the poem a decade ago at age 17/18 as “an observation of the ins and out of living in America from a social, political, and everyday stand point.”