Poems By Heart brings people together to recite from memory the poems they love. Participants are asked to memorize a new poem each month that someone else has written.
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Readings & Conversations Archive
November 08, 2000
November 04, 2000
October 26, 2000
World musician Fareed Haque improvises on the guitar to accompany two vocalists performing the poetry of Pablo Neruda in English and Spanish.
October 19, 2000
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) was revered during his lifetime as America's beloved national bard, and for generations afterwards he was a staple of the hearthside and the schoolroom.
October 14, 2000
Acclaimed writer and author of the Easy Rawlins mystery series Walter Mosley joins Staten Island native and poet/novelist Donna Masini to read from their work and
October 12, 2000
Librettists, poets and scholars Ishmael Reed and Kenward Elmslie read from their work and discuss the connections between poetry and opera.