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Poetry Out Loud (POL)

Poetry Out Loud (POL)

Poetry Out Loud: Celebrating Poetry in Maryland Schools

The words of great poets literally come to life in Poetry Out Loud (POL), a literary arts program created by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the Poetry Foundation. Through MSAC support, students across Maryland are enriched by this national arts education program that encourages the mastery of great poetry through memorization, performance and competition.

“It feels so extraordinary to be so blessed and recognized for the hard work that you put into your poetry,” said Blessed Sheriff, a sophomore at Richard Montgomery High School who placed second in the National POL Recitation Contest. Read more in The Washington Post





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