Come in costume and hear Poets House’s own Mike Romanos read his favorite spooky and monstrous verse from poets such as Robert Louis Stevenson, Karla Kushkin, Shel Silverstein and
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October 27, 2012
September 29, 2012
Children will be inspired by fantastic poems about the land where summer ends and fall begins. They will then design and build their own boxes in which to store memories of their entire summers.
June 02, 2012
Poets House's own Michael Romanos introduces two of the most famous American poets of the 19th Century: Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman.
May 05, 2012
Join Richard Lewis and the Touchstone Center Theatre Ensemble in a workshop and performance and imagine becoming the sun and the moon, a blossoming flower and the spring rain.
April 15, 2012
Join us for a morning of baseballs and bees as Douglas Florian reads hilarious poems from his two latest books Poem Runs and UnBEElievables.
March 24, 2012
February 26, 2012
The unique collage-work, witty wordplay and educational rhymes of this award-winning children’s book author have inspired and entertained countless children.
February 11, 2012
In celebration of Valentine’s Day, Poets House presents Albert Lamorisse’s timeless children’s film classic The Red Balloon.
December 03, 2011
Join Homer-in-residence Mike Romanos for a retelling of this epic tale complete with all the angry gods, flailing monsters and cunning heroes.
November 12, 2011
Based on his new book We Are Rivers, Richard Lewis and the Touchstone Center Theatre Ensemble will explore the life of a river, bringing it to life through dance and song.