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Teen Poets Writing in a Troubled City

Detroit schools are turning their students into published poets with a little guidance from professional writers and a program called InsideOut. As part of a new series "Where Poetry Lives," Jeffrey Brown and U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey reflect on their visit with Motor City middle-schoolers.

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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