As part of the One City One Prompt project Bruce Dethlefsen the Poet Laureate of Wisconsin joined former Indiana Poet Laureate Norbert Krapf for an evening of exploring the idea of community through poetry at the Vonnegut Memorial Library.
One City One Prompt programs focusing on community are being held in cities all over the world in conjunction with the Transformative Language Arts Network. The One City One Prompt activities in Indianapolis were made possible thanks to a grant from the Indiana Humanities.
The project included a discussion “Creating Community through Words” lead by Joyce Brinkman, and a call for poets to respond to a quote on community from Kurt Vonnegut. Selected poems written from the Vonnegut quote will be published in the winter addition of the Tipton Poetry Journal.
Below are some sound tracks of Brue Dethlefsen reading two of his poems from the event.
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