Thomas G. Carpenter Library
1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224
“A good poem is a contribution to reality." —Dylan Thomas
“Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful." —Rita Dove
“Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.” —Carl Sandburg
April is National Poetry Month! This annual celebration of all things poetic was launched by the Academy of American Poets in April 1996. Over the years, the holiday has been celebrated by poets, academics, and fans of literature. 2021 marks the 25th anniversary of National Poetry Month.
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EAT Poems: a series of audio chapbooks curated by Mark Ari, devoted to unique poetic wherever we find them, with a special focus on Florida Poets in and around Jacksonville. The following EAT Poems feature works by UNF Faculty: Keith Cartwright, Anna Claire Hodge, and Fred Dale.