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Annual Graveside Celebration at Haleigh Cemetery

  • Harleigh Cemetery 1640 Haddon Avenue Camden, NJ, 08103 United States (map)

Nick Virgilio Annual graveside celebration at Haleigh Cemetery, Camden, NJ

Join us to honor internationally known haiku poet, Nicholas (Nick) Virgilio (1928-1989) Bring your haiku to share. This annual event commemorates Nick Virgilio’s birthday and his legacy. (Nick’s actual date of birth was 6/28/1928.)   ALL ARE INVITED.

This year’s event:

DATE: Sunday, June 25th
TIME: 2:00 PM
PLACE: Harleigh Cemetery - 1640 Haddon Ave - Camden, NJ

NOTE: This is an annual event sharing haiku and senryu poetry with Friends of the Nick Virgilio Haiku Association at the gravesite of Nick Virgilio (only a stone's throw away from the grave of the poet, Walt Whitman) at historic Harleigh Cemetery. A reading and sharing of poetry at the stone podium, where Nick’s most famous poem is carved. 

Rocky Wilson Reading poetry at the event.

Rocky Wilson Reading poetry at the event.

The stone podium carved with Nick's most popular haiku.

The stone podium carved with Nick's most popular haiku.

Earlier Event: January 20
Student Haiku and Senryu Competition