Scene: 100 Thousand Poets for Change
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Scene: 100 Thousand Poets for Change

Top: poet Eldon Garnet gets introduced. Bottom: Dyan Marie read her poem, "Spinning."

WHERE: House of Lancaster (Bloor and Margueretta streets)

WHEN: Saturday, 11:26 a.m. (top) and 11:45 a.m. (bottom)

WHAT: Billed as “the largest poetry reading in history,” 100,000 Poets for Change takes place in venues across Toronto, and in countries around the world today. Toronto poets started with breakfast and readings at the House of Lancaster, with subsequent events taking place at Ellington’s on St. Clair, in Gwendolyn MacEwen Park, at CineCycle, and wrapping at the Waterfalls in Kensington Market.