Poems to the Sky

clouds-1

From https://news.fiu.edu/2016/04/poetry-from-40000-feet-look-down-and-read-between-the-lines/99853

The Poems to the Sky project, brainchild of local artist Randy Burman, is part of the O, Miami Poetry Festival, founded by P. Scott Cunningham MFA ’08. The mission: expose everyone in Miami to poetry, often in unexpected places, during National Poetry Month in April.

To get the project approved, the students in Aesthetics and Values class and their professor John Bailly won the support of Honors College Dean Lesley Northup, President Mark B. Rosenberg and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Kenneth A. Jessell. And, at the request of O, Miami staff, Miami-Dade County Commissioner Juan C. Zapata sent a letter in support of the project.

The students helped Bailly and master sign painter Steve Showen paint the poem’s letters on the rooftop.

 

AUTHOR(S) AND LAST UPDATE
Stephanie Sepúlveda & John William Bailly  01 April 2018
COPYRIGHT © ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s