Subscribe Register Login

Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 5:39 a.m.
Top Picks - Capture Arkansas

Poetry is plus for mother-daughter duo

By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published January 15, 2013 at 11:18 a.m.

Laura Loughridge remembers her 11th birthday for one important gift from her mother, a book of poetry.

The book prompted her to read and write poems ever since, and she wanted to give her own daughter, Anna Woolfolk, 12, the same love of words, writes Ron Wolfe in Family.

“I think most people begin writing poetry as a way to express things they feel,” Loughridge says. As she kept writing, she found in poetry “a way to think outside the box.” Now daughter Anna enjoys writing poems, too.

See Wednesday’s Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for more about these prize winning poets and opportunities for young poets to contests.

Comments on: Poetry is plus for mother-daughter duo

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Therapeutic recreation aide

    vantage point of northwest arkansas Is expanding and seeking...
    FAYETTEVILLE, AR

  • Drivers

    General j. b. hunt join us for a job fair! April 22 and 24 L...
    ROGERS, AR

  • Coordinationmanagers

    Coordination ManagersLittle Rock based, Independent Case Man...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Dentalassist.&frontd

    New Location - Mangan Dental Group Experienced Dental Asst. ...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Hvacserv.tech&instal

    hvac service technician & hvac installer needed: Residential...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

Search 805 jobs >

Top Picks - Capture Arkansas
Arkansas Online