Tag Archives: National Poetry Month

Calling All Educators: You’re Invited to Spring & Fountain Online

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It’s a simple premise—people gather together to sit in a circle, read poetry aloud to each other, and talk about the poems, all with the accompaniment of a seasoned poet. For many years, New Jersey educators have been doing just … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: #NPM15 Round Up

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When National Poetry Month started, we shared with you how we place poems all around our office during the month (and sometimes other times of year, too.) This allows us to be Poetry Ambassadors, sharing new poems with others – … Continue reading

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Are You A Poetry Ambassador?

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Happy National Poetry Month! Whether you’re reading a Poem-a-Day on Poets.org, writing a poem a day as part of NaPoWriMo, carrying one in your pocket or just generally being more open to poetry this month, April is a great time to connect … Continue reading

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Big News Next Tuesday!

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We will have some major Dodge Poetry Festival announcements to share with you next week! Stay tuned for information on the 2014  poet lineup, special events, ticket sales, special hotel rates and much more! Keep in touch on social media … Continue reading

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A Healthy Diet of Poetry

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April is National Poetry Month, so it’s a great time to surprise people with poetry. Why not share some poems in unexpected places, like the grocery store? Or your own refrigerator to surprise your family? Choose some food poems, hide … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Listen Up!

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By now we are sure that you are aware that April is National Poetry Month! We hope you have already encountered poetry in some shape or form in the past week, whether it be on purpose or by accident. We … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Beginner’s Mind

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By Martin Farawell, Program Director Dodge Poetry Program This Saturday is that last day of National Poetry Month. It’s also the day that participants from throughout the state will mark the conclusion of Clearing the Spring, Tending the Fountain, our … Continue reading

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What’s Your Line?

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To kick off National Poetry Month, we thought we would pay homage to the building blocks of poetry: really great lines. Within each of us live words that we might not even realize are there, stored within us, ready at … Continue reading

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Poetry Fridays: Where Poetry Begins

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Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry Poet Heather McHugh has pointed out that in all the photographs of 9/11, none of the witnesses covered their eyes. Instead, they covered their mouths. Their bodies said what their words could not: What they … Continue reading

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Poetry Fridays: National Poetry Month

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Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry The Favorite Poem Project launched by former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky reminded us that the audience for poetry was much larger than many would have us believe. We discovered that tens of thousands of … Continue reading

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Welcome To Poetry Fridays

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Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry Nigerian-born poet and novelist CHRIS ABANI has said that poets were originally shamans and seers. What better way to launch Poetry Fridays in National Poetry Month than by honoring poetry’s deep roots in the oral … Continue reading

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