“O,” is a direct address of the beloved. “Miami” is our beloved.
The mission of the annual O, Miami Poetry Festival is for every single person in Miami-Dade County to encounter a poem.
The festival runs on an ecosystem of participation and engagement from Miamians.
We collect poems from Miamians all year long. Each fall, we ask for event and project ideas from the general public. We select as many of these ideas as we can, enlisting Miamians as co-creators of the festival. Then we incorporate the Miami poems we’ve collected into the festival events and projects, broadcasting Miami poems back into Miami.
In the process, we hope to:
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