5 Questions with 3-time POL Finalist Nicholas Amador
Congratulations to 2018 Poetry Out Loud National Champion Janae Claxton of South Carolina!
Interview with 2018 Champ Janae Claxton and her recitation of CK William's "The Gaffe".
Living In Words For a While: Interview With a Poetry Out Loud Teacher
Today's Featured Poet
Born in Atlanta, Geoffrey Brock received an MFA from the University of Florida and a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. Besides being a poet, Brock has also made significant contributions as a translator.
It hangs on its
stem like a plum
at the edge of a
It’s swelling and
blushing and ripe
and I reach out a...
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