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|POETRY HIGHLIGHTS FOR TEENS|
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....
somewhere i have never travelled,gladly beyond
by E. E. Cummings
somewhere i have never travelled,gladly beyond....
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..."
by Robert Pinsky
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..."
|ABOUT THIS RESOURCE|
This program was supported by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, the Holmdel (NJ) High School Class of 2008, and nearly 500 individual members and friends of the Academy of American Poets.