Sounds of Poetry. Since its inception in 1986, the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival has spotlighted over 300 established and emerging poets—and attracted an audience of more than 50,000 avid listeners. This sparkling nine-part series featuring popular television journalist Bill Moyers is a dual celebration of poetry, emphasizing both the power of its highly refined language and its importance as a spoken art form. In-depth conversations with eleven award-winning Festival alumni, combined with readings of their works, make each program an incomparable resource on contemporary poetry, suitable for use in the classroom and at workshops. 9-part series, 27 minutes each.