Dot Org: Poetry Society of Colorado

The Poetry Society of Colorado promotes the study, writing, and performance of poetry in Colorado by offering a wide range of workshops and events throughout the year.  Vice-President Curtis Pierce talks with host Rae Solomon.   Download  

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Poet Jack Collom: 1931-2017

Jack Collom, Boulder’s poet laureate and beloved poetry teacher at local elementary, middle, high school and Naropa University since 1986, died on Sunday July 2nd at home on Pine Street in Boulder. KGNU’s Joe Richey offers this remembrance. Jack Collom, […]

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Manual High Poems: Rough Draft

Rough Draft by Jason Stafford     Rough Draft By: Jason Stafford When you first see me, what do you see? When you first hear me, what do you hear? Be true, what did you see? What did you think? […]

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Manual High Poems: We Are The People

We Are The People by Elijah Santianes   We are the People By: Elijah Santillanes WE ARE THE PEOPLE America. America. Home of the brave, Land of the free Come to this so called land of open opportunity but I […]

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Manual High Poems: Dear Future Children

Dear Future Children by Denn’e Watkins   Dear Future Children By: Denn’e Watkins If I had a son I would tell him… You don’t need to know how to dribble a ball or rap a lyric to be someone If […]

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Manual High Poems: Real America

Real America by Charlie Jones   The Real America By: Charlie Jones There is a young boy that’s six and his mind is something to fix Years of therapy Acting out in class sent to the office as an issue […]

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Manual High Poems: Carlos Casillas

Untitled by Carlos Casillas   Untitled By: Carlos Casillas-Chavez Segregated at birth, I was hated by the system my skin color already determined my spot in prison all I ask is for a second of your time, a second for you […]

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