Tag Archives: Mark Strand

Poetry Friday: Jane Hirshfield, 2012 Festival Poet

Posted on by Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry

Introducing her poem “A Cedary Fragrance” at the 2008 Dodge Poetry Festival, Jane Hirshfield said, “I sometimes think it holds the intention of my entire adult life, as well as many of my poems.” Listen to her read it and … Continue reading

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Poetry Fridays: In the Not-So-Bleak Mid-Winter

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Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry In his 1991 essay, “Slow Down for Poetry,” former U.S. Poet Laureate Mark Strand wrote that poetry invites us to step out of the pace of our everyday lives and slow down.  It requires we … 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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