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TYCA National Poetry Month Celebration

Welcome to TYCA's 2011 National Poetry Month Celebration archive.

April 30

M. Lani T. Montreal of Malcolm X College in TYCA's Midwest region reads her poem "Exit Portfolio."

April 29

Crystal Clark of Columbus State Community College in TYCA's Midwest region reads her poem "A Sestina for my Children Past and Present."

April 28

 Laurie Kuribayashi of Leeward Community College in TYCA's West region reads her poem "Takayama Morning Market."

April 27

Suanna H. Davis of Houston Community College in TYCA's Southwest region reads her poem "West Texas Images."

April 26

Karen Mason of Illinois Central College in TYCA's Midwest region reads her poem "The Violet."

April 25

Peter Fernbach of the State University of New York Adirondack in TYCA's Northeast region reads his poem "The Public School Whose Number Doesn't Matter."

April 24

Jennifer Militello of River Valley Community College in TYCA's Northeast region reads her poem "Instructions to a Portraitist."

April 23

Andy McCutcheon of the College of the Canyons in TYCA's Pacific Coast/California region reads his poem "A Local Legend."

 

April 22

Iris Jamahl Dunkle Clarion University-Venango in TYCA's Northeast region reads her poem "Apple Husbandry, An Elegy."

April 21

Kathleen McCoy from Adirondack Community College in TYCA's NE region reads her poem "Creative Reading."

April 20

Emily Bright Krusack of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in TYCA's Midwest region reads her poem "The Creative Writing Professor Sits Down to Write a Sonnet."

April 19

Julie Gard of Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College-Superior Campus in TYCA's Midwest region reads her poem "Tiny Plastic Mouse."

April 18

Michael S. Youngs of Fulton-Montgomery Community College in TYCA's Northeast region reads his poem "Spot of Time."

April 17

Robert L. Giron of Montgomery College-Takoma Park/Silver Spring in TYCA's Northeast region reads his poem "Tex-Mex Poetic Roundup."

April 16

Edwina Jordan of Illinois Central College in TYCA's Midwest region reads her poem "Location, Location, Location."

April 15

Rob Wallace of of West Virginia State University in TYCA's Southeast region reads his poem "Dogwood in Winter."

April 14

Mary Hammerbeck of Whatcom Community College in TYCA's Pacific Northwest region reads her poem "billy americana in exhausted lowlands missed the beat."

April 13

Kathryn Kysar of Anoka Ramsey Community College in TYCA's Midwest region reads her poem "Love Poem" with visuals by Jes Lee. Previously published in Pretend the World from Holy Cow! Press. 

April 12

Pam Whitfield of Rochester Community & Technical College in TYCA's Midwest region reads her poem "My Girlfriends."

April 11

 Janeil Page of Illinois Central College in TYCA's Midwest region reads her poem "On Loss."

April 10


Rich Russell of Atlantic Cape Community College In TYCA's Northeast region reads his poem "Teacher's Heart." 

April 9

Bethany Reid of Everett Community College in TYCA's Pacific Northwest region reads her poem "Emma Bovary at Poolside." 

April 8

 

Caroline Johnson of Moraine Valley Community College in TYCA's Midwest region reads her poem "Seasons of Love."

April 7

Sybil Priebe from North Dakota State College of Science in TYCA's Midwest region reads her poem "Toilets of Russia."

April 6

 

Lucia Cherciu of Dutchess Community College in TYCA's Northeast region reads her poem "It Took Three Days."

April 5

Meridith Leo-Rowett of  Suffolk County Community College, Ammerman Campus in TYCA's Southeast region reads her poem "Beauty Bound-Up."

April 4

James LaBate  of Hudson Valley Community College of TYCA's Northeast region reads his poem "Three-Point Shooter." Final four Special!

April 3

Beatrice V. Catherino of Oakland Community College in TYCA's Pacific Coast/California region reads her poem "My Son's Cabin."


April 2

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Matthew Jolly of GateWay Community College in TYCA's West region reads his poem "Camouflaged the Animals." 

April 1


 

Jaime Wood of Clackamas and Mount Hood Community Colleges in TYCA's Pacific Northwest region reads her poem "Boys in English 101."  

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Posted By: Anonymous User on 11/18/2011 11:23:08 AM

I wish I was in, cause I already write poems

Posted By: Anonymous User on 5/4/2011 10:26:10 PM

this is good

Posted By: Anonymous User on 4/30/2011 4:34:07 PM

"Exit Portfolio" Yes!

Posted By: bleckb on 4/12/2011 9:43:20 PM

Thanks for bringing that blunder to my attention. It's been corrected. Clearly I was assuming NY, not MN.

Posted By: Anonymous User on 4/12/2011 12:16:56 AM

Pam's college is in Rochester, MN... ie TYCA's midwest region. Just fyi.

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