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Roger Bonair-Agard performs at Paul Smiths College
Roger Bonair-Agard performs at Paul Smiths College

A Raw Flavor of Poetry Finds Younger Audience

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Most teenagers look to rock and hip-hop and country singers for the words that shape their lives. Their encounters with poetry are most likely accidental, on CDs and iPods -- not in books. The Adirondack Center for Writing is working with high schools around the North Country on a project designed to re-introduce kids to the power of pure poetry. Brian Mann attended a workshop held earlier this month at Paul Smiths College and has our story.

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Rachel McKibbens "workshops" poems with students

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