Poetic injustuce: Locals respond to N.C.'s poet laureate debate

There are 2 comments on the Mountain Xpress story from Jul 22, 2014, titled Poetic injustuce: Locals respond to N.C.'s poet laureate debate. In it, Mountain Xpress reports that:

Poetry has long been an action-packed artistic genre in Western North Carolina. Here, it's not merely written but spoken, slammed and taken into schools .

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Mountain Xpress.

Cyndi Richey

Lenoir, NC

#1 Jul 22, 2014
I'm all for poetry in schools, it's better than cell phones ,drugs and whatever else our kids bring into schools

“The undiscovered country... ”

Since: Dec 08

Columbus, GA

#2 Aug 25, 2014
Cyndi Richey wrote:
I'm all for poetry in schools, it's better than cell phones ,drugs and whatever else our kids bring into schools
Absolutely... poetry, art and music should be required classes in any school.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Asheville Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
policy verses corruption which do we want 4 hr BUNCY Tiny Dinky ... 7
Taco Bell President (Oct '09) 6 hr Scope124 2
Depressed Wages? Thank Massive "Immigration" 6 hr You R A Simpleton 4
Top 10 reasons why Asheville sucks (Jun '10) 10 hr Flossy 231
News In photos: Asheville May Day gathering celebrat... 20 hr ApePeeD 1
News City will miss Shuford and other talent that ha... (Apr '07) 23 hr uh uh uh 4
News Asheville Outlets announces 4 new stores Sat Wowsa 2
More from around the web

Asheville People Search

Addresses and phone numbers for FREE

Personal Finance

Mortgages [ See current mortgage rates ]