We will meet to discuss the last group of poems on Monday at 1:00 (I will be at the Youth Writing Conference all day tomorrow). I am still planning on adding a couple of poems today. Please read all the poems, and pick at least one to study in-depth for discussion on Monday.
Remember to read the four new poems added to the Google Slide Show. Pick the one you like best and follow the rabbit hole to research its meaning and a little about the poet.
Four new poems have been added to the “Contemporary Poetry” slide show that is shared with you in Google Docs. Please ready all four poems and pick the one you like the best to dig deeper into the poem and poet. We will discuss these poems and poets on Friday.
As a companion to the Art21 discussion read this to begin thinking about contemporary poetry in America. “Against National Poetry Month As Such”