How do parents keep kids learning and playing with words, even as online classes end? The Young People’s Poet Laureate has some ideas.
Last week on Four Graduations and a Wedding, @AndrewYangVFA reminded those #GraduatedOnTheRadioho that “we need you more than ever.” Listen and join us at 8 pm as former U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith jo @BrianLehrerns to give tonight's address.
‘The sky has delivered its blank missive. The moor in coma. Snow, like water asleep, a coded muteness to baffle all noise, to stall movement, still time.’ Poet Laureate Simon Armitage reads Snow, in this week’s #MagneticFieldRecordings
‘There is power in our footsteps. And the streets will ring with it long after we are gone.’ — NYC Poet Laureate William'>Youth Poet Laureate William Lohier’s poem on gun violence is a must-see #NoRA
NEWS: @LibnOfCongress Carla Hayden today appointed Joy Harjo as the 23rd U.S. Poet Laureate, the first Native American to serve in the position. "Words are powerful & can make change when understanding appears impossible."
Poet Joy Harjo — a member of the Muskogee Creek Nation — has become the first Native American U.S. Poet Laureate. "You hit words together with rhythm and sound quality and fierce playfulness," she says, calling her poetry a kind of music.