The 8th Annual Favorite Poem evening, co-sponsored by the English Department of Columbia Union College and the Takoma Park Maryland Library and hosted by Takoma Park's Poet Laureate,Don Berger, will be held in the children's room of the Takoma Park Maryland Library on April 20th at 7:30 p.m.
This annual event is modeled on the Favorite Poem Project underttaken by Robert Pinsky, former Poet Laureate of the United States. If you are interested in reading a poem at this year's event, choose a poem that you have read and admired by a published poet. Be prepared to tell n a few words how or why this poem has been meaningful and helpful to you.
Please send the name and author of the poem you have selected with your name and occupation (in generic terms) fopr inclusion in a printed program. You may contact Ellen Arnold- Robbins at the Library or Wendy Ripley at CUC, 7600 Flower Avenue in Takoma Park. You may also email your submission to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for submissions is April 10. If you are readng a poem in another language, please submit an English translation of the poem.
Light refreshments will be served. Please come... this has always been a lovely, warm, community-building event.
More questions? Call Ellen Arnold-Robbins at 301-891-7259 or Wendy Ripley at 301-891-4068.