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April 4, 2017

12th Annual Voice2Youth Poetry Slam

Saturday, April 29th at 1:00 pm Poetry competition showcasing 3rd—12th grade students, Book sale, Music and more Admission is free and donations will be appreciated.  For more information call (817) 306-4441   Poetry Slam Registration    

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facile

Word Formadjective
DefinitionWorking, acting, or speaking with effortless ease and fluency.
Synonymseloquent, silver-tongued, smooth-spoken, fluent, silver
UsageThose facile and brilliant phrases and ideas struck me as the finest things I had yet known in literature, and I borrowed the book and read it through.

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Our New Anthology is Ready for Sale on the Amazon Kindle Store!                          

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Two urban teenage girls who had been sitting in a rat infested mobile classroom were now sitting in a boardroom deciding the theme that inspired this book.

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Mark Your Calendar for Our 2017 National Poetry Month Youth Poetry Slam,

Saturday, April 29th  

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Youth Poetry Slam Winners

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Betsy Price, Mayor of Fort Worth, Texas with TYD Board Members and Executive Director

Mayor Price, TYD Board & Director

Shelley Cox, Carolyn West, Mayor Betsy Price, and Terri Paul Lovelace

 

“Poetry is active!” exclaimed a student.  Poetry is also a Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) requirement, and a great way to strengthen confidence, literacy, and leadership skills.