Poetry Month in Talkeetna

Talkeetna Elementary School teacher Bruce Hamler and retired college professor Ed Craver have been mentoring 6th grade writers since December. Several of those writers have written poetry. In honor of National Poetry Month, these poets, Mr. Hamler, Mr. Craver and Talkeetna Elementary School shared their work with KTNA. Press play below to hear an interview with Ed Craver and the works of five young poets.

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The individual works of the five poets featured in the above story can be heard by pressing the play buttons below:

Crimson Flames, by Cassidy Race

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Winter Wonders, by Miguel Holman

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If I Were One Inch Tall, by Gabby Faurot

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Midnight Rainbows, by Celeste Harrell

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Thoughts, by Cassidy Race

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Seasons, by Taylor Barnard

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Poetry Month in Talkeetna will conclude with a peotry slam at the Talkeetna Library tonight, Friday, April 29th at 6pm. All are welcome to spectate or perform. Press play below to hear Library aide Holly Papasodora elaborate on the whys, whats, and wheres of tonight’s slam.

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