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The Poetry Society of America launched Poetry in Motion in 1992. The first poems appeared in the New York city subway. Now ten million commuters a day in cities all across the country can read poetry while riding mass transit. Portland’s TriMet system participates in this program, giving poetry by local writers unrivaled visibility.

First Broadcast: 2007
Producer: Jessica Martin
Videographer/Editor: Tom Shrider
Audio: William Ward

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Cal Scott & Kevin Burke; Painter Sidonie Caron; Poetry in Motion (1218)

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #1218
Original Broadcast: March 3, 2011