Young Poets at Work: The Benefits to Kids of Writing and Reading Poetry

Poetry On The Air

Young Poets at Work: The Benefits to Kids of Writing and Reading Poetry

Show Notes

Siblings Helena Soares, Opal Wood and Roger Wood read their poems and discuss the reasons they write and participate in the Oregon Poetry Association's annual Cascadia student contest. They are joined by their mother and educator, Sophia, who shares methodology and philosophy of integrating poetry into educational curricula. (This program is an edited version of interviews originally aired October 23 and November 13 of last year.)


About Poetry On The Air

Poetry can enrich our lives. We explore this topic through interviews, discussions, spoken poems live, recordings of local poetry events as well as audio of major and minor poets from the early 20th century to the present.

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