Poetry Minutes http://wkms.org en Poetry Minutes 2014: Celebrating Sonnets! http://wkms.org/post/poetry-minutes-2014-celebrating-sonnets <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">April is National Poetry Month!</strong></p><p>Hear Poetry Minutes on&nbsp;WKMS&nbsp;weekdays in April at 7:19 a.m. during&nbsp;<em>Morning Edition</em>, at 11:19 a.m. during&nbsp;<em>Sounds Good</em>&nbsp;and at 4:19 p.m. during&nbsp;<em>All Things Considered</em>.</p><p><em><strong>Celebrating Shakespearean Sonnets</strong></em></p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:45:50 +0000 Matt Markgraf 39596 at http://wkms.org Poetry Minutes 2014: Celebrating Sonnets! Teaching Poetry to Kids and Recording for Radio http://wkms.org/post/teaching-poetry-kids-and-recording-radio <p>Murray State’s Teacher Quality Institute’s Constance Alexander brings poetry to the studio on <em>Sounds Good</em> today. She’s produced Poetry Minutes for WKMS over the past several years. In the conversation, she reads some of the poems written by area school kids for the project, and talks about teaching poetry to kids, how to interpret&nbsp;something like a photo or painting using carefully constructed words.</p><p><a href="http://wkms.org/post/poetry-minutes-2013-picturing-america">Click here to listen to this year's Poetry Minutes</a>.</p><p><em>Bonus:</em> <a href="http://wkms.org/poetry-minutes-2012-journey-stories">Here's last year's Poetry Minutes</a>!</p><p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 22:37:02 +0000 Kate Lochte 30307 at http://wkms.org Teaching Poetry to Kids and Recording for Radio Media Release: Students Celebrate Poetry Month on WKMS http://wkms.org/post/media-release-students-celebrate-poetry-month-wkms <p>WKMS and Murray State University’s Teacher Quality Institute have teamed up for the sixth year of a special project during April, National Poetry Month. WKMS broadcasts Poetry Minutes showcasing original poems by students in grades 3 – 12 from schools throughout the region. Poetry Minutes air at 7:19 a.m., 11:40 a.m. and 4:19 p.m. weekdays through April 30.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 20:21:54 +0000 Jenni Todd 30069 at http://wkms.org Poetry Minutes 2013: Picturing America http://wkms.org/post/poetry-minutes-2013-picturing-america <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Hear Poetry Minutes every weekday in April at 7:19 AM, 11:40 AM, and 4:19 PM</strong></p><p>In honor of National Poetry Month, WKMS and Murray State University's Teacher Quality Institute have teamed up again for a special project during April, bringing short poems by students in western Kentucky public schools, that<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;air at 7:19 a.m., 11:40 a.m. and 4:19 p.m. weekdays through Tuesday, April 30.</span></p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 15:54:14 +0000 Matt Markgraf & Constance Alexander 29997 at http://wkms.org Poetry Minutes 2013: Picturing America Hundreds of Students Celebrate Poetry and Tell Journey Stories http://wkms.org/post/hundreds-students-celebrate-poetry-and-tell-journey-stories <p>WKMS-FM and Murray State University&rsquo;s Teacher Quality Institute have teamed up for the fifth year of a special project during April, National Poetry Month. WKMS broadcasts<em>Poetry</em><em> Minutes</em>, short poems by students in western Kentucky public schools, that air at 7:19 a.m. and 4:19 p.m. weekdays through Monday, April 30. Poems will also be posted on the station&rsquo;s website&nbsp;<a href="http://wkms.org/" target="_blank">wkms.org</a>, along with the&nbsp;<em>Journey Stories</em>&nbsp;images that inspired them, so the work of the young writers can be heard any time.</p> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 15:44:40 +0000 Jenni Todd 17486 at http://wkms.org Hundreds of Students Celebrate Poetry and Tell Journey Stories