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Study Poetry? Me? Why? I’m Not a Poet!

Dear Writer — Monday, February 22, 2021

Every year when I began a unit in poetry, I would hear at least one student whine, “I hate poetry. Why do we have to study poetry?”

After a few years, I started the unit with a different frame of mind. I would go around the room and ask them to tell me their favorite song. I would follow that with the…



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Rebecca Kojetin

Writer, speaker, musician, and multi-faceted creative — widow, mother, grandmother struggling to be the best I can be.