JoAnn Balingit on why to memorize a poem, @NEA for Poetry Out Loud

I coached the Delaware State Champion for Poetry Out Loud today. What great poems she chose to memorize! My article on Kathleen Becker will appear Sunday, April 27 at for my local paper, The New Journal. Here's a quote from me for National Poetry Month at the Art Works Blog, and a suggestion to tune into the live webcast for the Poetry Out Loud competition in Washington DC Tuesday, April 29 at 9am eastern.