- Belfast Free Library with Belfast’s new Poet Laureate Arielle Greenberg
June 18, 2019
Themes: Home, Shelter, and Development
- New Vineyard Public Library with poet Margaret Yocom
August 14, 2019
Themes: Natural landscape, Community, and Abandonment
- Ivan O. Davis Liberty Library with poet Ellen Taylor
September 23, 2019
Themes: The Natural World, Tools, and Small Town Life
- Auburn Public Library with ’19 Maine Poetry Out Loud champion Joao Victor and poet Susann Pelletier
October 10, 2019
Themes: Migration, Belonging, and Otherness
- Pittsfield Public Library with Karen Spitfire
October 16, 2019
Themes: Pittsfield Bicentennial: Who are we? How did we get here? Where are we going?
Poetry Express gathers community members to explore poetry relevant to that town. A featured poet helps participants pick selections and learn how to read poetry; then the program culminates in a community performance.