Friends of the Takoma Park Maryland Library

Spring For Poetry In Takoma Park 2007

Click on the poem name to see the poster.
PoetPoemLocation
 
CARROLL AVENUE
Cesar VallejoThe Distant Footsteps Takoma Junction (7328 Carroll)
Antonio MachadoThe Wind One Brilliant DayTakoma Junction, at bus stop
Roland FlintSkinTakoma Junction, left of Gazebo, at bus stop
Edna St. Vincent MillayAfternoon on a HillTPSS Co-Op, Takoma Junction
William Carlos Williams
  and Kenneth Koch
This Is Just to Say & Variations on a ThemeSavory, left of front parking
Pablo NerudaOde to SaltIn front of 7113 Carroll Ave
Lucille CliftonGood TimesCarroll and Park Aves
Derek WalcottLove After LoveIn front of Victory Towers bus stop
James WrightA BlessingIn front of Fair Play, Old Town
Robert HaydenThose Winter SundaysIn front of Gazebo in Old Town
Shel SilversteinWhere the Sidewalk EndsIn front of Middle-Eastern Market, Old Town
Reed WhittemoreSpring, etcPedestrian crossing, in front of Bead shop, Old Town
Emily DickinsonI'm Nobody ; I Shall Keep SingingIn front of Post Office, Old Town
Rita DoveFox Trot FridaysOn median center, Old Town
Langston HughesMother to SonNear Willow Ave, in front of bank
 
MAPLE AVENUE
E.E. CummingsChansons Innocentes: IAt Sligo Creek path (hospital side)
Linda PastanThe DogwoodsAcross from Sherman Ave at bus stop
Natasha TretheweyHousekeepingIntersection with Grant Ave at bus stop
Alice FultonFierce Girls Playing HopskotchAcross from Lincoln Ave at bus stop
Naomi Shihab NyeShouldersMaple Ave, in front of Presbyterian Church
 
PARKS & PUBLIC PLACES
Felice HolmanWho Am I?Opal Daniels Park, Carroll Ave entrance
William StaffordNotice What This Poem is Not DoingJackson Boyd Park
Toi DerricotteBlack Boys Play the ClassicsSpring Park (Poplar Ave)
Muriel RukeyserRuneJequie Park at Gazebo
 My Papa's WaltzWestmoreland Playground
Elizabeth CoatsworthSwift Things Are BeautifulRte 410, across from Library at bus stop
Li-Young LeeA StoryCity library, walkway from parking lot
Lucille CliftonMiss RosieTakoma Park Community Center entrance
 
SCHOOLS
Ray Young BearFrom Four Songs to LifeColumbia Union, entrance to Wilkerson Hall
Jaime de AnguloCoyote Shaman SongsPiney Branch Elementary School, left of entrance
Jean ConnorReturningTakoma Elementary, entrance walk

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