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Voices Unmasked: COVID-Era Poetry

   We invite NPS students, faculty, and staff to share and discuss original poetry written on any topic during the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether you're new to poetry or a published poet, Voices Unmasked gives writers and readers a creative platform that encourages new ways of thinking,​​​​​​​ regardless of academic discipline.

How to Submit and View Poems 

The Voices Unmasked poetry forum lives on Sakai.

To participate, contact WritingCenter@nps.edu from your NPS email account and ask to have Voices Unmasked added to your Sakai site. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Why Poetry?​​​​​​​

Good writing at every level—in every genre—involves discovery, planning, creativity, and revision.
​​​​​​​Additionally, poetry:

  • Develops critical thinking skills

  • Increases language dexterity

  • Improves resiliency

  • Unites communities

  • Already has a place in military programs and publications