A Salute to the Poets Among Us as National Poetry Month Draws to a Close

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If everyone embraced poetry, the world would be a much better place.

Assistant English Professor Andrew Rippeon, a once-reluctant seventh-grade poetry student who now teaches, writes and loves poetry, holds that truth.

He’s in good company: Davidson harbors a community of poets and poetry lovers. Some are nationally recognized award-winners; others are just starting.

Throughout April, which is dedicated as National Poetry month, we shared poems by alumni, faculty, staff and students. If you haven’t already, we hope you will take a moment to revel in verse, and maybe find some new favorite poets to pick up before next April.

Read From Davidson's Featured Poets


  • April 30, 2021


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