Creative Writing and Poetry StudyThis page was created to encourage and enhance student experiences with poetry; reading, writing, and reciting. I hope it will also enhance all forms of student reading and writing.Creative Writing ActivitiesPoetry Writing Activities"Calling on the Muse""Poetry Word Games"Figment: write yourself inShare your writing.Poetry Out Loud
http://www.poetryoutloud.org/Claudia Castro Luna, State Poet Laureate
Previous Regional Competitions
Poetry Slam"Somewhere In America" By Belissa Escobedo, Rhiannon McGavin, and Zariya Allen"The Type" by Sarah Kay
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-8jtBOorpEWhen Love Arrives by Sarah Kay and Phil Kaye"If I should have a daughter..." by Sarah Kay"To the Boys Who May One Day Date My Daughter." by Jesse Parent"59" by Harry Baker"OCD" by Neil Hilborn, recited by Neil Hilborn."The Friend Zone" by Dylan GarityPoetry RecitationsPoetry Out Loud PerformancesMore Poetry Out Loud on YouTubeA Young Poet in Brooklyn
Other Cool Poetry Videos"Littany" by Billy Collins, recited by a three year old.
"The Eagle" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, recited by Superman.
" Once Upon a Twice" by Denise Doyen, Recited by that same kid!
"Walkiing Accross the Atlantic" by Billy Collins, recited by our favorite!
"Snow Day" by Billy Collins, recited by Nadia Nasir.
"Those Winter Sundays" by Robert Hayden, Recited by Youssef Biaz.
"Roll The Dice" by Charles Bukowski, recited by Bono"The Laughing Heart" by Charles Bukowski, recited by Tom Waits"Dulce and Decorum Est" by Wilfred Owen, from BBCAnalysis By Hannah Scholes"Do Not Go Gentle" by Dylan Thomas, recited by Dylan Thomas and Various"When I Have Fears that I May Cease to Be" by John Keats, performed by BBC.
"If" by Rudyard Kipling, recited by Dennis Hopper"Couples Therapy" by Patrick Roche" A March in the Ranks, And the Road Unknown" Recited by Langston Ward