We invite you to explore PBS LearningMedia™! or here.
After 2 resource views, you will be prompted to create an account.

American Smooth, by Rita Dove

Grades: 7-12
Login with your PBS account

This video segment from Poetry Everywhere features the poet Rita Dove reading her poem “American Smooth” at the Dodge Poetry Festival. “American Smooth” is ...

See More

Accessibility: Auditory, Visual

Permitted use: Stream Only

©2011 David Grubin Productions and WGBH Educational Foundation. All Rights Reserved.

Common Core State Standards

Source: Poetry Everywhere

This media asset comes from Poetry Everywhere filmed at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival.


The Poetry Everywhere videos are a production of WGBH Boston and David Grubin Productions, in association with the Poetry Foundation.

Filmed at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival on location at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Footage used by permission of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation.

Project Credits