Category Archives: Teen Takeover poems

NaPoWriMo wrapup, part 1: Exquisite Teens Collaborative Poetry Project

One of Versify’s projects for National Poetry Month was to do an exquisite corpse collaborative writing exercise with members of the Teen Takeover staff. Madeleine Nesbitt, Willow Pinkerton and Brady Achterberg¬†enthusiastically volunteered to take up the challenge. I created a … Continue reading

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Teen Takeover takes on the April Poem of the Month

Each month, a member of YDR’s Teen Takeover staff writes a poem in response to the Poem of the Month prompt. Madeleine Nesbitt wrote a great daylight savings time poem last month. I chose the prompt for April¬†with National Poetry … Continue reading

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Exquisite Teens: A collaborative poetry project with Teen Takeover staff for National Poetry Month

So there’s the Poem of the Month contest, open to all residents of York County and the surrounding region, every month. Then there’s the Found Poetry Twitter Project, open to anyone with a Twitter account, during April. But you know … Continue reading

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Teen Takeover takes on the March Poem of the Month

Over at YDR’s Teen Takeover blog, young poets are embracing the Poem of the Month themes and responding with some truly exciting work. The contributor who tackled the March theme is Madeleine Nesbitt. Her poem “Wicked (ways to get out)” … Continue reading

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A poem for the occasion when everybody’s Irish

The Irish are historically a very poetic bunch. The earliest Irish poems originated in the 6th century. They were usually short and made use of rhyme and meter because the Irish had a strong oral tradition and such devices made … Continue reading

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