Philly Poets Are Reading Poems To The Public Over the Phone To Bring Peace


As 2020 comes to a close with all the very heart wrenching events that came within It, 2021 doesn't seem to be starting off any better following the events at the Capital on Wednesday...

But if there's anyway to find some peace amidst all the craziness, then this is It:

According to the Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia poet laureate Trapeta B. Mayson on Monday launched the Healing Verse Philly Poetry Line (1-855-763-6792), a toll-free telephone line that offers callers a 90-second poem by a Philadelphia-connected poet. A new poem will be featured each Monday throughout 2021.

If you ever need an outlet to get you back to ground, the City of Brotherly Love has got you <3