Visit our Schedule of Events to view a variety of poetry opportunities and enjoy the poem featured each month from the 2014 Poetry That Moves Contest. Each month's poem appears on North Shore Suburban PACE buses operating between Evanston, Highland Park & Waukegan.
April's poem is Spring Encounter
by Maureen Tolman Flannery
Graphic Design by Alex Levine
Cinepoems from Lights/Action/Poetry!
Thank you to everyone who submitted a video and everyone that was at the screening on April 12th. Highland Park Poetry hopes this experience has inspired poets to move forward into this exciting revival of a genre. Submit your work across the country, as well as internationally or just spread your poetry across social media.
Nighthawks by Albert DeGenova; Film by Max DeGenova
Daylight Savings Time by Pamela Larson; film by Pamela Larson
She Saved Everything by Jennifer Dotson, film by Vic Walter
It was a Beautiful Day by Terry Loncaric; film by Bruce Lambert
Parkinsons Flight by Caroline Johnson; film by Morton Multimedia Department
The Old Book-Seller by Joseph Kuhn Carey; film by Joey Carey
April is National Poetry Month.
Here in Highland Park, we celebrate poetry all year round.
Highland Park Poetry is a community-wide celebration of words.
Sharing poetry with audiences of all ages.
Offering poetry writing workshops, readings and displays.