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Poetry Friday: The Common Gathering 2013

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A Day-Long Poetry Retreat for Teachers Last Saturday, over 100 New Jersey teachers spent the day immersed in poetry at The Common Gathering.  It sounds like a luxury.  But for teachers who face enormous pressure and who are constantly “on” … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Dorianne Laux, 2012 Festival Poet

Posted on by Martin Farawell, Director, Poetry Program

In “Last Words,” from her collection Smoke, Dorianne Laux asks, “How many losses does it take to stop a heart,/to lay waste to the vocabularies of desire?”  Later, in the same collection, in “Stairway to Heaven,” which describes an adolescent … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: What do you mean by “giving voice”?

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Lately you may have heard us referring to Giving Voice, a series of poetry exploration groups and part of our Clearing the Spring, Tending the Fountain program for New Jersey teachers. But “giving voice” is also an overarching theme of … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: 2012 Festival Main Stage Reading Line Up

Posted on by Rebecca Gambale

Thursday Evening October 11th Poetry Sampler Amiri Baraka Eavan Boland Henri Cole Nikky Finney Terrance Hayes Juan Felipe Herrera Jane Hirshfield Fanny Howe Kurtis Lamkin Dorianne Laux Ada Limón Thomas Lux Gregory Orr Patricia Smith Arthur Sze Natasha Trethewey C.K. … Continue reading

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Poetry Fridays: The 2010 Festival Poets

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Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry Starting next week and continuing into October, we’ll be using the Poetry Fridays blog to introduce the poets participating in the 2010 Dodge Poetry Festival.  Each post will feature brief profiles of one or more … Continue reading

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