City of Dublin Poetry Walk Returns for National Poetry Month 2023 with Poems Displayed in Local Businesses

DUBLIN, CA–Viewless Wings, in collaboration with the City of Dublin, today launched Dublin’s second annual Poetry Walk for National Poetry Month 2023. For the month of April, 25 locations across Dublin are displaying poems curated from 100 submissions by Tri-Valley residents and beyond. Submissions were curated by City of Dublin Poet Laureate James Morehead (who was recently confirmed for a second two-year term). Residents and visitors are encouraged to share selfies with poems on social media using the hash tag #DublinPoetryWalk. Explore the City of Dublin and read them all.

Interactive Poetry Walk Map

Downloadable Poetry Walk Map

A downloadable map (download here) lists the participating local businesses and organizations, and selected poets. Print this map for your personal passport to poetry.

The poems and poets by location

Poem (Poet)Location
Sailing Lessons by Cynthia Patton88 Bao Bao
In the Clouds by Inge SorensenJohnny’s Donuts
Insomnia by Karen HelmanThe Banana Garden
Avoid the Hedonic Treadmill by Abbey Lynne RaysThe Wave
After my daughter moved to LA by Constance HanstedtBagel Street Cafe
Poem for the Reader by Morgan LiphartKoi Palace Express
State of Water by Grace GehrmanSri-Thai
Do not fold, spindle or mutilate by Ken TomaroBarnes & Noble
New Year’s Day Walk Between Storms with 3 Haiku by Kathleen MoorePatxi’s Pizza
Weary Traveler, Travel Far by Chris BuckVitality Bowls
Whale Watching by Linda DrattellHand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa
First Night by Patricia BoyleFresh Millions Restaurant
A Saturday Painted in Dublin Green by James MoreheadDublin Civic Center
All Star by Aishwarya Leela SubramanianDublin Library
Night Forest by Gary BeaumierAthens Burger
We Sailed on With Happy Hearts by Richard DeetsRahma Mediterranean Grill
I am no Einstein by Ida Marie BeckMr. Pickle’s Sandwich Shop
Transcending Definitions by Scott OutlarKeyPoint Credit Union
Sewing a Button by JoAnna ScandiffioErik’s DeliCafé
Remembrance by Emilie SuriDestination Baby and Kids
an ode to nani and nanu by Ishmeet DhillonBoba X
Susan by Breanna ReyesYogurtland
conversations with the moon by Olivia HuaJ Salon & Spa
Free Bird by Linda Eve DiamondCopper Skillet
Dublin by S. Marie WatkinsMountain Mike’s Pizza and Loard’s Ice Cream

Some of the Poetry Posters throughout the City of Dublin

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