April is National Poetry Month. Florida, called “[t]he State with the most beautiful name…” by poet Elizabeth Bishop, has been the home and inspiration for many famous and not so famous poets over the centuries.
James Weldon Johnson, ca. 1920
Robert Frost with two Florida State College for Women students, Tallahassee, ca. 1940
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