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February 7, 2017

Call for Poetry Submissions

The Thank You Darlin’ Foundation is currently accepting submissions for its new Voice2Youth anthology, a book which will illuminate the talented voices of 3rd – 12th grade students throughout Texas.  The theme for this year is Poetry, Science, and Energy. There is no charge for submission.  A poem that is submitted must be the entrant’s […]

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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  


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.