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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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Stomp Into Spring with Poetry at NJPAC! February 20th, 2015 Dodge

Our Spring poetry series at NJPAC is kicking off on Friday, March 6th! The series of 3 Friday evening events will feature poetry, music, dance, performance and conversation. Join us March 6th, April 24th and May 15th in Newark! Get more information about the full series here. All events will be held at 8:00 pm. Tickets are only $15 each, or get all 3 for $30 by purchasing the Dodge...

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Poetry Friday: Clearing the Spring, Tending the Fountain February 6th, 2015 Dodge

I’m going out to clean the pasture spring; I’ll only stop to rake the leaves away (And wait to watch the water clear, I may): I sha’n’t be gone long.—You come too. –Robert Frost There is a small stream that runs along the boundary of our yard and the wooded hill beyond. For now, it is hidden, silent under ice and snow. With the winter thaw and spring rains...

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