Litro #182: Experimental – The Unexpected Pay Off of Poetry

Poetry as a rule harms no one. No thing. Poetry only helps, in its purest form, it intends to heal.

Lisa Ann “LA MARKS” Markuson is the Founder of Ars Poetica, Global Creative Director for noumena, and co-host of the podcast For the Love of Freelance with Freelancing Females. A literary activist as well as clown, she is also on PEN America’s Literary Action Coalition Advisory Board and teaches a free weekly therapeutic poetry workshop online that if you are reading this you would probably enjoy. Lisa Ann has produced, performed at, and curated events for The Smithsonian, Google, Facebook, Bowery Poetry Club, The New School, USC’s Pacific-Asia Museum, and countless more. She wrote custom poems for Hilary Clinton and Meryl Streep at Planned Parenthood’s 50 year anniversary celebration and is a dauntless reproductive justice advocate.