Local middle school students recite poetry as a part of school poetry program

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) – On Friday, the ‘Bad and Beautiful’ program at Rochelle celebrated the poetry of the sixth, seventh and eighth grade classes that Redmond had worked with on writing and creative expression.

During the program six students read their original work, part of an anthology of Award-winning poet Glenis Redmond, Inspired student work published by Rochelle.

Redmond also recited some of her own poems.

Redmond spent two weeks in February as poet in residence at Rochelle Middle School.

She was here in did in 2016 as well thanks to a grant from the N.C. Arts Council provided through Lenoir County Community Council for the Arts.



WNCT-TV 9 On Your Side provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s