Student Poetry from Richard Wright Public Charter School

By Asia Thomas, 11th Grade  Ms. Lindsey Laster, MAT, Instructor and Poetry Club Sponsor Self-discovery noun self-dis·​cov·​ery | \ ˌself-di-ˈskə-v(ə-)rē  \ Definition of self-discovery A state of vulnerability where you realize your true self and the unique characteristics you have. A cast-off of old behaviors and the old ‘you’ to experience a new self. In […]

Annual Sunday Suppers Generate Community Poetry

  By Southwest BID Staff On Sundays in August, the SWBID invited neighbors to join us at the Southwest Duck Pond for our annual Sunday Suppers event. This summer, attendees worked together to co-create a poem at each supper. Curator Beth Ferraro of The Art Island asked each table of guests to write one line […]

Amidon Student Wins Honorable Mention in Poetry Contest

Amidon-Bowen student Tyreak Cokley won Honorable Mention in the Annual Youth Poetry Contest. His poem was “This School I Call Amidon.” Amidon my school is lots of fun In gym we like to play basketball and run My favorite class is math because I love adding fractions After we are done fractions, we work on subtraction […]