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Youth

Autumn 2014 Poem from Lower School Poet Laureate Charlotte Watson…

The inspiration of my poem is Captain Thomas Sawyer who went to Watford Boys and then served in Afghanistan where he died in an explosion.

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The Winter March

Autumn 2014 Poem from the Upper School Poet Laureate Abigail Watson…

I recently attended the Holocaust Conference, and had such an interesting, yet dreadful, day. I was able to listen to Holocaust survivor who described a death march which he went on.

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Moral Support

The Autumn Term 2014 Poem from one of our Poet Laureates Lucie Webb…

I took inspiration from the problems some people face, especially teenagers. It does not take much to lower their self esteem and make them think that they are useless in life.

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Ballistics

The Short Version: A smart, playful collection of poems from the former US Poet Laureate / NY State Poet Laureate exploring life, death, love, aging, and the human experience. 766 more words

Reviews

Poetry: Carol Ann Duffy

So, she’s the sole female poet on my current list. I only really discovered her because I had to teach her poetry to GCSE students, and that led to various study days where she did readings of some of her poetry. 413 more words

Teaching

Haitian-American Professor Danielle Legros Georges Is Boston’s New Poet Laureate

This article by Ed Siegel appeared in 990.9WBUR, Boston’s MPR news station.

Danielle Legros Georges will be the new poet laureate of Boston. The announcement came Monday night at a sold-out welcoming Q&A session with… 303 more words

News

Vote for the Next Poet Laureate of the Upper Peninsula

You can vote now for the next Poet Laureate of the Upper Peninsula! Nominees were publicly chosen and are being publicly voted for on the Great Lakes of Commonwealth Letters… 49 more words

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