Sponsored by Workhorse, Lexington Poetry Month is an easy to use
platform for poets to publish and share their work in an attractive
way. The community is supportive and diverse, commenting and
encouraging one another throughout June. Money we raise goes
to maintaining the cost of the website and publishing the yearly
anthology. Our goals are to provide every poet (~150) a copy of
the anthology, lower printing costs, and expand opportunities
offered during Lexington Poetry Month, such as featured readings
and poetry workshops.
j.l taylor is a native Lexingtonian who has established her love of writing poetry through attending community open-mics. her passion of the arts in all forms propelled her to be an arts administrator and is currently the grants manager at the kentucky arts council. before the pandemic hit, she also started a local poetry open mic, "Poets Down Yonder" and hopes that LexPoMo will encourage her and others to get back on the stage to share when the world is ready.
Reason for signing up:
I signed for the same reason I do every year: motivation. as much as I think and sleep and dream about poems there seems to be less and less time i spend writing them. i hope i will use this space as meditation for my words, to write without judgement, and breath in and breath out my words composedly as possible.