Come sit by the gravesite with an old friend of Dudley Randall's, Naomi Long Madgett, the Poet Laureate of Detroit. Madgett talks about her friendship with Randall, the groundbreaking African-American publisher and poet, and the part she played in his funeral. She reads the poem of his that she read at his memorial service, as well as one of her favorites, "The Profile on the Pillow."

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Finding Frost

Walter Skold

For almost six years we have been following one man's journey to the graves of over 400 American poets. This film chronicles this modern literary pilgrimage to poetry readings and singing at the graves of poets, as well as the halls of academia to look…


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For almost six years we have been following one man's journey to the graves of over 400 American poets. This film chronicles this modern literary pilgrimage to poetry readings and singing at the graves of poets, as well as the halls of academia to look at why and how people remember their dead poets, what role the poet plays in our society, and the changing views of death, the afterlife and cemetery design as seen in American poetry.

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