Poet Richard Blanco will kick off Poetry Month at Bangor Public Library

April is National Poetry Month and to celebrate, the Bangor Public Library has partnered with Bangor High School to bring poet Richard Blanco to Bangor. Blanco will read from his works at a reception at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 3, at the library. The library will host the 13th annual POETS/SPEAK! celebration in cooperation withContinue reading “Poet Richard Blanco will kick off Poetry Month at Bangor Public Library”

To celebrate World Poetry Day-today-free coffee in exchange for a poem

Article first appeared in Maine Insights: Free coffee in exchange for a poem to celebrate World Poetry Day-today! By Ramona du Houx To mark World Poetry Day, more than a thousand coffee establishments around the world will use poetry as their currency this March 21st. Although, the idea hasn’t caught on in Maine, maybe nextContinue reading “To celebrate World Poetry Day-today-free coffee in exchange for a poem”