NolaVie Presents : Poetry

A poet's travel journal


As part of NolaVie's new Yeah you write! campaign, we are inviting readers to submit New Orleans-related content for a chance to have their work featured on our site. Whether it's a personal essay about moving from New ... Read More »

A poem: No Rest for the Weary


Today's featured submission comes from Anthony Maranise, who was born in Metairie, but at the age of 5, relocated with his to Memphis so that he could receive treatment for leukemia at St. Jude Hospital. Read More »

Poets will shine at Poetry Exchange


Poets, lovers, poetry lovers, poet lovers: Paul Killebrew and Robert Fernandez wax intelligent here on poetry, community, oily shininess, anthologies, and dangers not faced by America’s youth. Read More »

International happy hour, literately


Room 220 will hold the first installment of its fall 2013 series of Happy Hour Salons with a delegation of esteemed authors and poets from around the world, courtesy of the University of Iowa International Writing Program. The salon takes ... Read More »

A pair of poets read new verses

Statman (L) and Dailey (R) poeting it up.

Poets Joel Dailey and Mark Statman will read from their new books at 7 p.m. this Thursday, September 5, at McKeown’s Books and Difficult Music (4737 Tchoupitoulas). Dailey, a New Orleans poet, and Statman, who will be visiting from New York, ... Read More »

A poem of white linen

Photo by Jarod DuVall.

Editor's note: This poem was submitted by NolaVie reader Jarod DuVall about White Linen Night.  It's impossible to stay clean in this city, where alcohol flows as freely as sweat; where we wear white linen, but purity was ... Read More »

Poem: Super Moon


Facing the final week of preparation do I step up for Step, like an NBA superstar exceeding expectations, refusing to crumble in crunch time? No. I procrastinate and ponder; walking outside to observe not a super star but ... Read More »

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