O, Miami poetry festival ‘Poetry is Dead’ parade

The O, Miami poetry festival concludes this weekend, with free poetry readings at various events every day. The final event will be a “Poetry is Dead” parade at 2.m. Sunday, April 28, in the park across the street from The Betsy-South Beach at 1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139.

You’re invited to dress as your favorite dead poet and join in. The poets will march through Lummus Park, and arts groups and individuals will perform works of poetry along the way.

The month-long celebration of words includes open mike nights, poetry readings and workshops. You can see a full schedule of events here and poetry contest winners here.