2019 Poetry Express sites

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  • 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
  • Pittsfield Public Library with Karen Spitfire
    October 16, 2019
    Themes: Pittsfield Bicentennial: Who are we? How did we get here? Where are we going?
  • Auburn Public Library with ’19 Maine Poetry Out Loud champion Joao Victor and poet Susann Pelletier
    October 10, 2019
    Themes: Migration, Belonging, and Otherness
  • Alamo Theater with poet Candice Stover
    October 17, 2019
    Theme: “What makes this town work?”

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.