April 24, 2019

The 2019 Poetry Leaves Exhibit will be going up soon. The exhibition will run May 1st - 15th on the Township Campus, including Township Hall (1st, 2nd & 3rd floors), the Department of Public Words lobby, and the library. Remote locations are the Waterford Recreation Ce...

March 20, 2018

Hello everyone! I had to take a little hiatus recently to welcome my daughter, Sophia Michelle, into the world but now I’m back and ready to talk poetry again.

Having my first child made me think about what to write about – obviously a major life event like this one usu...

February 5, 2018

Hello everybody! I’m back with another blog post! This week I thought I would talk about length.

How long does a poem have to be?

If you had the opportunity to join us the other week for the Poetry Writers’ Workshop, then you’ll know the answer is not long at all! Detroi...

January 30, 2018

Greetings Everyone!

I hope the New Year is treating you all and your writing well! The 2018 Poetry Leaves project is in full effect and we’re very excited to receive and publish everyone’s submissions. I’m going to be updating the blog periodically (hopefully once a wee...

September 14, 2017

We're still working on the 2017 book of poems at the publisher. It should be available sometime this fall. 

To pre-order a copy, please mail or deliver this order form with a cash or check payment ($25 for the volume) to the Waterford Library. Volumes can be picked up a...

January 18, 2017

Leading up to the Poetry Leaves Exhibit in May, the library will host several poetry readings and events to inspire future poets.

Poets Zilka Joseph, Alise Alousi, and Glen Armstrong will read their work and discuss the processes they use to write poetry on Thursday, Fe...

January 18, 2017

Looking for a place to work on your poem for Poetry Leaves? Local poet and teacher Glen Armstrong leads this writing workshop on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. It's held in the Conference Room at the Waterford Township Public Library. Bring paper and a pen/...

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