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Best Local Poets In Washington DC

This list recognizes some of the most established, well accomplished and up-and-coming poets in Washington, D.C.


A young Eric Bickel penning a sonnet is his mother's garden. (Credit: Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)

Silver Platter: Mrs. B to Deliver Poetry Written by EB as a Child

In another classic call-in segment Wednesday, Mrs. B (EB’s mom) delivered on the ‘bit potential’ front, offering up some of EB’s earlier school work, including report cards and … poetry. Oh my, can you imagine the gold that could turn up?


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Best Poetry Events In Washington DC

From poetry performance spotlights, to open mic nights, to readings by established poets, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Check out some of these upcoming events.