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POETRY HIGHLIGHTS FOR TEENS


Spotlight Poet
James Wright
Though neither of his parents attended school beyond the eighth grade, James Wright graduated cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Kenyon College and throughout his career used poetry as a mode to discuss his political and social concerns....

Spotlight Poem
somewhere i have never travelled,gladly beyond

by E. E. Cummings
somewhere i have never travelled,gladly beyond....

Spotlight Video
The Musical Influence

by Rita Dove
"I want to believe—and I actually do believe—that I prefer to draw from the past more than break from the past..."

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Street Music

by Robert Pinsky
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Spotlight Essay
The Poet's Trade

by Amy Lowell
"No one expects a man to make a chair without first learning how, but there is a popular impression that the poet is born, not made..."

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