With a mission to get everyone in the city to read a poem during the month of April, O, Miami Poetry Festival features offbeat events and artistic endeavors. Keep your eyes open for poetry to pop up in surprising places where you least expect it.

O, Miami Poetry Festival: Look for Unexpected Poems

Miami’s dynamic culture, picture-perfect scenery, and vibrant beaches always inspire poetic thoughts – but in April, poetry descends on the city in mass during the O, Miami Poetry Festival. The goal: get everyone in Miami to read a poem, local and travelers alike. To accomplish this goal, O, Miami Poetry Festival will surprise you with poetry where you least expect it.

Pop-Up Poetry in Miami: April 1-30

All month long, watch for poetry in unexpected places: on doggie doo bags, restaurant door handles, city buses, gas station pumps, Metro Dade transit passes, and outdoor sculptures. Happen upon for impromptu spoken word performances and open mics, shadow puppet shows and comedy acts. Feel the rich creative ethos of Miami – with just a little time, you may be inspired to rhyme.

Historic Art Deco Hotel in South Beach: Architectural Poetry

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