"... If it weren't for the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival getting a few headlines every two years, the consensus on the other side of that hopeless little TV screen would be that nobody reads poetry anymore.
How often does PBS TV run a special on poets? Maybe you hear a poem once in a while on public radio. Someone tells me one of the cable-access channels has a poetry show on Saturdays. I couldn't say for sure.
Can you name three New Jersey poets besides Walt Whitman, William Carlos Williams and Allen Ginsberg? ..."