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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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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.