James Sale Poetry

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The English Cantos is the provisional name for a sequence of 33 Cantos that James is attempting to write in the style of Dante using the terza rima. His aim is to create a contemporary epic of heaven and hell that stands four-square against the meaninglessness of post-modernism. 
Read by Joseph Sale themindflayer.com 
Video produced by Robert Monaghan

"Very nice reading of the first canto of this ambitious poetic project. Poetry has its roots in oration, especially epic poetry - the very best poetry is meant to be read aloud, and this work sounds so good when read aloud. Thanks for posting this video!" Josh Harris 


SCP Poetry and Culture Symposium

The Society of Classical Poets is holding our first Poetry and Culture Symposium in New York City. The Symposium will feature prominent poets speaking on the revival of classical poetry and arts, a chance to meet and network with like-minded appreciators of good poetry, including the creators of the Society, and, of course, drinks. Featured speakers tentatively include leading formalist poet Professor Joseph S. Salemi, leading British poet James Sale, cultural vanguard Michael Maibach, U.S. World War I Monument Sculptor Sabin Howard, and 2019 SCP Poetry Competition First Place Winner Adam Sedia.