Poetry Speaks comes with a CD that includes poets reading their own works.
I've always felt, that when a person randomly opens a poetry book, it will land on a poem, they were meant to read at that moment.
There is a nice area in the back of the book where readers and (inspiring) poets can jot down their own thoughts or poems.
Our English department decided to require our young adults to read and listen to the work this summer and prepare and present responses in the fall. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Gwen Livingstone Pokora
I'm not too big into poetry but with compilations like these, I tend to grab onto them. In this case, the editors did an amazing job of compiling old and new work into a compendium... Read morePublished on August 30, 2011 by Donna C
Poetry books have to be read differently than the way other things are read. First, you can't just plunge through the whole thing, going from page to page until it's finished. Read morePublished on July 30, 2011 by CC Thomas
Bought for my daughter, she brought it to school and shared it with her class. The CD adds a nice dimension, lots of voices, it's interesting to hear the voices of poets that may... Read morePublished on May 24, 2010 by George Lamb
Poetry collections directed to teens are not very common; you're much more likely to find collections of poetry for children or adults. Read morePublished on April 20, 2010 by Cynthia Hudson
Poetry Speaks Who I Am is a collection of classic and contemporary poetry aimed at addressing middle schoolers in their transition from child to young adult. Read morePublished on April 16, 2010 by Haley Mathiot
My freshman year of High school I fell in love with poetry after doing a unit of it in English class. I wrote for years and years after that and even got a few published. Read morePublished on April 5, 2010 by Anna Lemkau