Sunday, October 22, 2017

Updated: Readers for "A Favorite Poem Project" - Oct 25

FIVE MORE DAYS! In five more days, on October 25, 2017, My Favorite Poem Project will happen. 

Here's the line-up of readers. 
The order is alphabetical according to the poet.

  • A Brave and Startling Truth by Maya Angelou, read by Dr. Dawn Poirier, Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Dean College 
  • Caged Bird by Maya Angelou, read by students in Horace Mann's sixth grade 
  • The Lanyard by Billy Collins, read by Franklin Library Director, Dr. Felicia Oti 
  • Poem 341 Hope Is A Thing with Feathers by Emily Dickinson, read by Horance Mann teacher, Noreen Langmeyer 
  • The Calf Path by Sam Foss, read by our Town Administrator, Jeff Nutting 
  • Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost, read by Franklin Cable TV, Ken Norman 
  • The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost, read by Jeffrey Roy our State Representative 
  • Democracy by Langston Hughes, read by Horace Mann teacher, Joe Corey 
  • Go Down Death, by James Weldon Johnson, read by Senior Scribbler, Clarice Cargill
    Untitled—by Barbara Karmelin, read by Senior Scribbler, Barbara Karmelin 
  • If, by Rudyard Kipling, read by Jean Burke of the Norfolk Quill Writers' Group 
  • Mother Earth's Hair by Charmagne Laprise, read by Senior Scribbler, Charmagne Laprise 
  • If Only We Were Taller by Ray Bradbury, read by the Editor for the Country Gazette and Wicked Local Franklin, Heather Swails-McCarron 
  • Mr. Macklin's Jack O'Lantern by David McCord, read by Faith Flaherty 
  • Sleeping in the Forest by Mary Oliver, read by Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Sara Ahern 
  • The Story of the Christmas Guest by Helen Steiner Rice, read by the President of Franklin Interfaith Council, Georgia Sander 
  • Sick by Shel Silverstein, read by Franklin High School Principal, Paul Peri 
  • I Am by Ella Wheeler Wilcox, read by Horace Mann Principal, Rebecca Motte

A Favorite Poem Project - Oct 25
A Favorite Poem Project - Oct 25
If you have a poem you would like to read, please contact Faith Flaherty at

For more information on the Favorite Poem Project

This was originally posted a while ago

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