A dedicated committee of local poets and poetry-lovers arrange a monthly poetry program that includes many award-winning and local poets. These programs take place on the fourth Sunday of the month in the meeting room of the library. When that space is not available, the alternate meeting space is the Claremont Forum, 568 W. First St. (in the Packing House). Readings are free and open to the public. Light refreshments are served. Find their Facebook page here.
Harshness vanished. A sudden softness
has replaced the meadows' wintry grey.
Little rivulets of water changed
their singing accents. Tendernesses,
hesitantly, reach toward the earth
from space, and country lanes are showing
these unexpected subtle risings
that find expression in the empty trees.
---Rainer Maria Rilke
Happy Poetry Month!