Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Poetry Out Loud 2012

2012 Third Place Winner MarKaye Hassan (of Utah), National Champion Kristen Dupard (of Mississippi), and Second Place Winner Claude Mumbere (of Vermont)

About 365,000 students across the country participated in the national high school poetry recitation competition Poetry Out Loud this year. The 2012 finals were May 15th. I don't have a video of the national winner Kristen Dupard, unfortunately, but I won't leave you without a poem. Ms. Dupard recited Invitation to Love as her final poem of the evening. And here's an interview with her:

1 comment:

Tara said...

How. Very. Cool. Love the idea that poetry lives on this way!