Topics Related to Poetry

Our state Poet Laureate, Jaki Shelton Green, continues her focus on youth programming in efforts to support both literacy and civic engagement across North Carolina through poetry and the literary arts. As part of these efforts, Mrs. Green has partnered with Mr.

When we think about how we love the world, we begin with poems of gratitude and hope.

Poetry lifts our sagging spirits.

In celebration of National Poetry Month, North Carolina Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green made a playlist of some of her favorite songs. Find her liner notes - and a link to the Spotify playlist below!

For months, students from all across the country have been memorizing and reciting the words of poets such as Tracy K.