April 27-May 1
Dr. Maryam Alikhani, Department of English, students and other faculty celebrate Poetry Month, reading either original poems or their favorite ones.
To view all submitted poems visit, the CCM Flickr page.
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Selected poems written by Dhruva Patel, a CCM Nursing student. Patel is a student in Professor Alikhani’s English class.
“Untitled Poem” by student Erin Luby.
“Injustice Lies at the Roots” by Aneesha R. Rompally, dual enrollment student.
“After Divorcing”Â a poem read by Dr. Dorothy Hollowell, Department of English and Philosophy.
Title: Miss Tree
Medium: Black and white watercolor
Size: 9â€ť x 12â€ť
The poem and art work are published in Professor Smith’s book â€śMourning Sickness, The Art of Grievingâ€ť andÂ was written after the death of his first wife.
The first lines of “Beowulf ” are read by Dr. Philip Chase, assistant chair, Department of English and Philosophy.
Chase first welcomes you to learn more about the Fantasy Novels course (Eng 210) he teaches.
Dr. Yoonha Shin, Department of English and Philosophy, shares a message with the CCM community. The poem recited byÂ Shin is “An Old Story” by Tracy K. Smith from her book “Wade in the Water.”
Dr. Ann Patten, Department of English and Philosophy, reads an excerpt from “Song of Myself” by Walt Whitman and explains the reason why she selected it.