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Creative Escapes in the Garden State

Posted on by Michele Russo, Poetry Coordinator

Keep Your Creativity Alive Over the Summer Camden County This edition of Creative Escapes takes you to Camden County where you can explore historical, literary, artistic and culinary treasures.  We start this trip with a visit to the Walt Whitman … Continue reading

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Happy (Belated) Birthday, Walt Whitman!

Posted on by Dodge

In honor of Walt Whitman’s 195th birthday, which just passed on May 31st, we wanted to share with you a part of our history — two posters that feature his quotes. Whitman is the only poet featured twice on Dodge … Continue reading

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Poetry: Philip Levine, 2012 Festival Poet

Posted on by Martin Farawell, Director, Poetry Program

For a brief introduction to his work, listen to U. S. Poet Laureate Philip Levine read “What Work Is” on the PBS News Hour, here. Philip Levine is one of those poets whose clarity of vision is so fierce his … Continue reading

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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 Friday: Birches

Posted on by Rebecca Gambale

Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry On the first day of March I wake to find the woods behind the house covered with snow and ice after one of the few storms we’ve had during this unusually mild winter. The birch … Continue reading

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