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Mt. Hope poetry slam gives students a reason to rhyme

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Zoe McKenna performs an original poem at the Mt. Hope High School third annual poetry slam.

For a generation raised on the often violent messages conveyed in popular rap lyrics, the poetic value of songs is often overshadowed by a driving rhythm, rapid-fire cadence and the singer’s own style. In Mt. Hope High School’s Music as Literature class, teacher, Kerry Mastriano peels away the flash and fashion allowing students to appreciate […]

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