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.
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.
Hear Poet-Laureate of South Carolina, Marjory Wentworth, introduce the
man once called "The Poet-Laureate of the Confederacy," and read the
poem Henry Timrod composed for the dedication of the famous Magnolia Cemetery, in
Join the Dead Poets Society for a moving tribute to Gwendolyn Brooks at her gravesite in Chicago. Listen to one of her dear friends and a giant in African-American poet and publishing, Prof. Haki Madhubuti, as he talks about her legacy and reads from her work.