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2014 Festival in Pictures

See some familiar poet faces and relive some of your favorite moments from the 2014 Festival in Newark's Downtown Arts District.


Poetry Exploration
for N.J. Teachers 

Spring & Fountain poetry exploration sessions are open for registration in locations across the state. Participants can earn up to 20 Professional Development Hours for their time in Spring & Fountain groups. Groups are intimate and run by Dodge Poets. 

Participants from Spring & Fountain sessions all over the state can join together for the culminating event, The Common Gathering, to be held on Saturday, May 9 in Princeton. The featured poet will be Patricia Smith. 

For more information and registration, click here.

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Poetry Friday: Poetry in Unexpected Places June 26th, 2015 Dodge

No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than once they were. As some of the petitioners in these cases demonstrate, marriage embodies a love that may endure even past death. It would misunderstand these men and women to say they disrespect the ide...

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Poetry Friday: Grateful for A Wonderful School Year June 19th, 2015 Dodge

Photo: Frank Veronsky As the school year comes to an end, we want to thank the teachers and faculty who make our High School programs a success. They do a great deal of legwork to enrich their students’ education with a live poetry event. Despite their already heavy workload, they schedule the classroom visits and readings and coordinate all the logistical needs for the day. They copy o...

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