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Our Statewide Student Day of Poetry has been broke up into five regional events for 2015. You are now perusing the LOWELL event! 

On Thursday, December 10, Mass Poetry’s Student Day of Poetry is taking over UMass Lowell! SDOP features a morning poetry sampler, writing-generative workshops, performances, readings, and a student open mic. We’ve got something for everyone, from the student who isn’t even sure they like poetry to the senior leading the after-school poetry club. 
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Thursday, December 10 • 9:15am - 10:30am
Poetry and the Contemporary Voice

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In this workshop, we'll explore works of poetry that focus on present day speech and references. From current events to pop culture to techno babble, we'll explore poems that are rooted in the here and now. We'll also have a small in class exercise, so we can write and share some poems of our own!

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M.P. Carver

M.P. Carver lives in Salem, MA. She is poetry editor of "Soundings East", an editor at YesNo Press, and an intern for the Mass Poetry Festival. Her poetry has appeared in various journals, and she has featured in reading series across the state. | | Sample Poem: | | C A P I T A L I S M | | | My nephew’s not even three yet, | but already he can spell some words | like S A L E and M A L L | and I’m glad he’s picking up... Read More →


Thursday December 10, 2015 9:15am - 10:30am
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