As part of the 2020 Dear Poet project, students around the country and the world wrote letters to David St. John in response to a video of him reading his poem “Iris" aloud. David St. John wrote letters back to three of these students; their letters and his replies are included below, along with several additional responses from students.

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David St. John reads "Iris"

David St. John reads "Iris" for Dear Poet 2020.