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

Posted on by Dodge Poetry Staff

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: Giving Voice to Poems

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Each year at the Common Gathering, the culminating event of our Spring & Fountain program, we provide attendees with the Giving Voice packet, made especially for that year. If you’d like to learn more about the Giving Voice experience (which … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: The Common Gathering in Photos

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  Last Saturday, teachers from all over the state who had taken part in our Spring & Fountain poetry exploration groups convened at Princeton Day School for a full day poetry retreat called The Common Gathering. Participants took part in morning … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Clearing the Spring, Tending the Fountain

Posted on by Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry

I’m going out to clean the pasture spring; I’ll only stop to rake the leaves away (And wait to watch the water clear, I may): I sha’n’t be gone long.—You come too. –Robert Frost There is a small stream that … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Spring & Fountain News!

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Right now, the Dodge Poetry Program is gearing up for its spring program Clearing the Spring, Tending the Fountain, for teachers of all grade levels and subject areas who live or work in New Jersey. With the guidance of a Dodge Poet, teachers … Continue reading

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The 2014 Common Gathering Recap

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On May 3rd, teachers from all over New Jersey who had participated in our Spring & Fountain program came together at Princeton Day School for the Common Gathering. It was a beautiful day full of poetry, with many great conversations … Continue reading

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Poems from the Spring & Fountain Leaders’ Meeting

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Each year, before Spring & Fountain, our poetry program for teachers, begins we meet with all of the Dodge Poets who will lead sessions around the state. We all come together to discuss the program, and we actually take part … Continue reading

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