Writers' Village University is please to present "Legacy," in honor of
National Poetry Month. Poetry is a legacy of past, present and future.
This online exhibit was put together to highlight the legacy and
ongoing achievement of poets everywhere, to introduce a larger audience
to the pleasures of reading poetry and to bring poets and poetry to
The exhibit features the work of twenty-four poets from Writers' Village University.
Gwen Austin, Glennis Hobbs (Glenda Walker-Hobbs), Maureen (Mo) Swanson,
Lana Wiltshire Campbell, Helen V. Lundt, and Connie Walker poets are
members of the Advanced Poets’ Workshop at WVU. Kathy Kubik and Lori
Romero are former members of the Advanced Poets.
Judy Beaston, Michael P. Bryk, Nadene R. Carter, Debra S. Cox, Mary
Dorman, Gabriela Esquivel, Virginia Gillespie, Jana Griffin, Sylvia
Kaye Hamilton, emma, Sherry King, Rachael Kvapil, Joan Myers, Jeanne M.
Perkel, Tammie Schaaf and Sharon Walker are members of the poetry
community of WVU.
Thanks go to Bob Hembree for granting the space for the exhibit, to
Judy Hunt for her help and preparation in getting the exhibit online,
to Joyce Heon for her introduction and to all the poets who helped with
the organization and preparation of the exhibit.
The poetry features a cross section of work and covers a variety of
topics from family, nature, social issues, travel, cats, witches,
children’s poetry, fantasy and spirituality. Each poet brings his or
her own gift of poetry to the exhibit and each will leave his or her
own unique legacy of poetry to be shared with the reader.
The exhibit can be viewed at the link below and is accessible to everyone.