The Poetry Path installation
Time Out says
Poetry Path is a new, immersive public art installation that runs the length of Battery Park City (from Nelson A. Rockefeller and Teardrop Parks to the North Cove Marina) and features poetry fragments from more than 40 poets on bench slats, banners, pavers, pathways, and signs.
Free and open to the public, the Poetry Path will run through 2021.
Poets House is celebrating its 10th anniversary at 10 River Terrace in Battery Park City. To celebrate, on Friday, a virtual program will include the following:
- 1PM: Welcome and Introduction to the Poetry Path – A behind the scenes look at the Poetry Path in Battery Park City featuring some of the craftspeople responsible for making it happen!
- 2PM: Poetry Path Micro Reading with Rita Dove – Former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove reads from her poem “Transit,” now on display on the Poetry Path
- 3PM: Poetry Path Writing Workshop for Youth and Children – Children’s poet, author, actor, and educator Charles Waters takes us on an educational tour of the Poetry Path in Battery Park City
- 5PM: Poetry Path Craft Talk with Lawrence Joseph – In this craft talk, poet and legal scholar Lawrence Joseph celebrates 40 years of his path through writing and life, exploring the ways his Lebanese and Syrian Catholic heritage, his professional life as a lawyer, and his working-class background have impacted his writing.
|Venue name:||Battery Park|
|Cross street:||at State St|
|Transport:||Subway: R to Whitehall St–South Ferry|