Poetry in the News

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Poetry lovers fear its role in schools is in decline

http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/05/14/critics-call-new-school- 

Trethewey talks to students taking poetry beyond the page

http://news.emory.edu/stories/2014/05/upress_trethewey_pbs_final_install

My View: Gloucester’s underrated poets and poetry

http://www.gloucestertimes.com/opinion/x2117404314/My-View- 

UPenn ‘Writers House’ building recording studio for treasure trove of spoken poetry

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/homepage-feature/item/68146-upenn-

Nuyorican Poet Willie Perdomo Chats About ‘The Essential Hits of Shorty Bon Bon’ and the Poetry Process

http://www.latinpost.com/articles/12761/20140519/nuyorican-poet-willie- 

AMERICAN LIFE IN POETRY: Straightforward language makes this poem

http://www.mywebtimes.com/life/american-life-in-poetry-straightforward-

The Great Poets’ Brawl of ’68

http://www.nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/2014/apr/23/great-poets-brawl-68/

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  2. I heard that 2% of the population in the US read poetry. That includes primary schools. So sad.

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