We have now posted forty-three (43) videos
of readings and adventures from the gravesites of famous American
poets. Journey to the graves of Elizabeth Bishop, James Dickey,
Gwendolyn Brooks, Theodore Roethke, Henry Timrod, Robert Penn Warren,
Carl Sandburg and many more.
Hear Lynchburg, VA poet and professor, Jim Peterson, introduce Anne Spencer and then read and discuss her poem "For Jim, Easter Eve" (The Jim in the poem refers to her friend and fellow poet, James Weldon Johnson.)
Come have a Sunday-morning sit down at the grave of poet Robert Hayden, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Watch as the gravestones of Hayden and his wife emerge from the surrounding grass and become the setting for Tombstone Art.