Pongo Blog

Read this recap of Healing Verses, Pongo's inaugural National Poetry Month celebration!
Swing by any Lil' Woody's location on 4/15 to pick up "The Pongo Burger" and support Pongo's healing poetry programming in the process!
Read our latest blog inspired by Audre Lorde’s stunning essay, “Poetry is Not a Luxury.”
Read the 2023 Pongo Poetry Prize award winning piece, along with two honorable mentions!
Read selections of poetry from these trailblazing female poets and activists!
Learn more about the challenges facing young people living with developmental disabilities, and Pongo's history of supporting such youth through our programming.
Join us in celebrating International Women’s Day with a selection of some of our favorite poems written by women!
Read the latest edition of youth poems submitted to Pongo through Well-Versed, our online poetry submission program!
Read and reflect a series of moving poems from writers impacted by Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
Learn more about five organizations bringing Palestinians and Israelis together to foster reconciliation and advocate for peace in the region.
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