Live Local, Read Local, Write Local

As a state, we know our food, our musicians, our natural resources, and even many of our artists and novelists. Let’s add poets to that list.

Louisiana Poet's Map

Poetry . . .

  • examines our past, present and future.
  • explores scientific concepts
  • records cultural experiences

Reading & Understanding Poetry . . .

  • expands our ability to express our selves.
  • develops analytical thought
  • improves cognitive understanding of studies from history to math
  • inspires imagination