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My Favourite Poet: Rhiannon McGavin – Article by Kaela, Teen Blogger

Posted on 22-Apr-16 15:53
One of my favourite poets is Rhiannon McGavin, otherwise known as The Geeky Blonde on YouTube. She has been posting videos for several years now and is known for her 'Condensed Shakespeare' series, writing tips, and most prominently for her poetry videos. Rhiannon has written many successful poems having worked with organizations like Brave New Voices, Get Lit and Teens Over Violence. She is 18 years old and lives in Los Angeles, USA. I found her videos because we had been doing a poetry unit in my English class. Our mission was to find poetry we liked online and I happened to stumble across her videos. Her most popular type of poetry is Slam and she has a very distinct style in the way she presents her pieces. It’s evident in all her videos that she is very passionate about her topics; in my opinion, that’s what makes her so likable. Even though I couldn’t have possibly shared all her experiences, she still makes it very easy to relate to her through her poetry. She is great at making a connection between herself and the audience, even if sometimes the audience is through a computer screen...
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The Dream I Had - Poem by Katrina Carver

Posted on 17-Apr-14 10:03
April is Poetry Month. Follow your dream and write a poem...
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Glimmers by Tarah, Teen Blogger

Posted on 26-Jun-13 13:12
A glimmer is sometimes all you get....
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East Asian Tang Poetry by Angela, Teen Blogger

Posted on 26-Jun-13 13:00
Asian poetry has a rich history. It was over a thousand years ago when poems were engraved on stone tablets and hand-written on bamboo pieces which connected to form the early books. There were different forms of poetry across different nations ...
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East Asian Tang Poetry by Angela, Teen Blogger

Posted on 21-May-13 11:17
Asian poetry has a rich history. It was over a thousand years ago when poems were engraved on stone tablets and hand-written on bamboo pieces which connected to form the early books. There were different forms of poetry across different nations ...
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Glimmers by Tarah, Teen Blogger

Posted on 15-Jan-13 11:16
A glimmer is sometimes all you get....
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Video Poem: How To Be Alone by Tanya Davis

Posted on 17-Apr-12 15:42
April is Poetry Month! We have some great poets in Halifax. Here is one of my favourite poems by one of my favourite poets....
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