The Poetry Question

Discovering the Relevance of Words

THE POWER OF POETRY #30: LAUREN GILMORE

  Two years ago, as part of my hometown’s annual literary festival, I competed in a teen poetry slam. For winning, I was given the opportunity to open for two … Continue reading

September 3, 2015 · 1 Comment

REVIEW: AMANDA MACIEL-TEASE

  The summer before Sara Wharton’s senior year was supposed to be filled with friends and parties. Instead, Sara finds herself immersed in a world that believes she’s responsible for … Continue reading

June 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

REVIEW: SHARON CREECH – HEARTBEAT

I was first introduced to Sharon Creech as a student teacher. Her ability to weave together story lines and characters that left an imprint upon readers caused me to devour … Continue reading

May 26, 2014 · 6 Comments

I’ve stopped wearing big coats.

Throughout middle school, I used to think that the diary of a wimpy kid was an autobiography of my life. You see, back in those confusing days, my stride was … Continue reading

July 25, 2013 · 6 Comments

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