Poetry Everywhere

Through a collection of short poetry films, Poetry Everywhere exposes a diverse audience to a broad spectrum of poetic voices, builds an appreciation and an audience for poetry, and increases the presence of poets and poetry within the two most ubiquitous media in American popular culture - the Web and television.

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Poetry Everywhere

"American Smooth" by Rita Dove

Pulitzer Prize-winning Rita Dove reads her poem "American Smooth."

1:54

Poetry Everywhere

"Dust" by Dorianne Laux

Accomplished poet Dorianne Laux reads her poem "Dust."

1:40

Poetry Everywhere

"Tornado Child" by Kwame Dawes

Kwame Dawes, a writer, actor, and musician, reads his poem "Tornado Child."

2:26

Poetry Everywhere

"Turtle" by Kay Ryan

2008 Poet Laureate Kay Ryan reads her poem "Turtle."

1:54

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