Tuesday, October 16, 2012

News at Eleven: If you think poetry isn't important to your students,

you are not listening to them. You are not noticing the headphones in their ears, blasting poetry to soothe their walk to class. You are not thinking of them in their rooms at night, writing down their experiences. It may be that you are defining poetry too dogmatically.

from The Atlantic Monthly: What Poetry Teaches Us About the Power of Persuasion


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