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April is National Poetry Month

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In honor of National Poetry Month, see the most-read poem of 2020 – Kindness by Naomi Shihab Nye.

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Naomi Shihab Nye (Photo: Poets.org)

For more poetry resources, see the Poetry & Short Story Reference Center database. Log on with your last name and 7-digit Raider number.

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David Cope Poetry Reading Planned April 12

David Cope Poetry Reading Poster

Mark your calendar for 7:00 PM, Thursday, April 12. Post-Beat poet and Grand Rapids Poet Laureate Emeritus, David Cope, will read from his newest book, The Invisible Keys, New and Selected Poems, as well as from poems that span his bardic career.

The poetry reading will take place on the 2nd floor of Grand Rapids Community College’s  Library & Learning Commons. (140 Ransom Ave. NE, GR, 49503 – building #10 on the campus map).

A long-time GRCC English professor, Cope sparked the poetic imaginations of many of his students. Cope also served as editor of Grand Rapids Community College Display Magazine for many years. Copies of Cope’s book published by Ghost Pony Press will be available for sale at $16.

Open to the public. | Refreshments | Public parking available in the Bostwick Parking Ramp. (# 8 on the campus map).

See our Poetry Subject Guide!David Cope Poetry Reading poster

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