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POL Tips and Examples

You've memorized your poems, you know them inside and out, and now it's time to perform. Nervous? Don't be. Watch these recitation tips from actor and poet, LaCrisha Brown. She highlights 5 things to keep in mind when practicing and performing your poems.

1. Be present

2. Practice good articulation

3. Don't overdo it

4. Know your poem

5. Have fun!

Watch the full video here.

You've got this!

Posted on 01.29.18


Winter Weather: Poem Sampler

Snowflake by William Baer

Ice bound by Walter Bargen

Chicago and December by W.S. DiPiero

It sifts from Leaden Sieves by Emily Dickinson

The Snow-Storm by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Last Snow by Heid E. Erdrich

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost

The Darkling Thrush by Thomas Hardy

Those Winter Sundays by Robert Hayden

Ice by Gail Mazur

Winter by Marie Ponsot

Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind by William Shakespeare

The Snow Man by Wallace Stevens

Without Regret by Eleanor Wilner

Posted on 12.11.17


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