2009: Invocation of the Muse: Poets & Musicians Toast the New Poets House

Highlights from the celebration of the opening of the Poets House's new home in Battery Park City on our new "front lawn," Nelson A. Rockefeller Park. Readings, performances, and comments by Laurie Anderson, Natalie Merchant, Bill Murray, Kay Ryan and others.

Produced for Poets House by Limey Films, Inc.

2010: W S Merwin at Poets House: On foxes

On October 21, 2010, the new U.S. Poet Laureate W.S. Merwin visited with public librarians at Poets House in a free program in which he spoke about his commitment to the environment and the importance of introducing poetry to children, among other subjects.

2010: W S Merwin at Poets House on The Life of the Imagination

On October 21, 2010, the new U.S. Poet Laureate W.S. Merwin visited with public librarians at Poets House in a free program in which he spoke about his commitment to the environment and the importance of introducing poetry to children, among other subjects.

2010: W S Merwin at Poets House: "Only a forest can grow a forest"

On October 21, 2010, the new U.S. Poet Laureate W.S. Merwin visited with public librarians at Poets House in a free program in which he spoke about his commitment to the environment and the importance of introducing poetry to children, among other subjects.

1994: Peter Davidson on "The Poetry Audience of the Future"

Poet, essayist and editor Peter Davidson gives his thoughts on The Poetry Audience of the Future.

1994: Cornelius Eady on "The Poetry Audience of the Future"

Cornelius Eady introduces the panel and begins the discussion of The Poetry Audience of the Future.

2005: Ann Lauterbach reads John Ashbery's “Coma Berenices”

Poet Ann Lauterbach reads and discusses an excerpt from John Ashbery's poem “Coma Berenices”.

2000: J.D. McClatchy reads Longfellow's 'The Fire of Driftwood'

Poet, editor and critic J.D. McClatchy reads “The Fire of Driftwood” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

2005: Love in the Showcase: A Reading Celebrating Isn't It Romantic: 100 Love Poems by Younger American Poets -- Timothy Donnelly

Timothy Donnelly reads four poems as part of Love in the Showcase: A Reading Celebrating Isn't It Romantic: 100 Love Poems by Younger American Poets (Brett Fletcher Lauer and Aimee Kelley, editors).

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