“Students who are in this class are here because they want to be here,” principal Cindy Maas said. “Last year, students from the PTC placed third in the Poetry Out Loud state competition.”
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Melanie Gonzalez hears words of praise from Heather Hart, who calls her student a perfectionist.
Marcus Graham reads his latest poem, which, like most of his work, is about love.
Graduate student Myrlin Hepworth discusses a poem in progress with JD Powell while Angelique Henderson listens quietly.
Melanie Gonzalez reads her poem, “Skinwalker,” from a mobile phone.
Daniel Cons demonstrates with his hands the emotions of his poem.