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Young Poet Graces Stage, Dazzles Crowd At 2013 Anisfield-Wolf Ceremony

Tonight, our spotlight shined on 10-year-old Gwyneth Wilde, a fifth-grader at the Falcon Academy of Creative Arts in Mogadore. Gwyneth will recite a poem she wrote last year in a workshop sponsored by Kent State University’s Wick Poetry Center. This superb program, which brings poetry to communities throughout Northeast Ohio, is led by Nicole Robinson, who accompanied Gwyneth, along with Gwyneth’s parents, Laura and Brian Wilde.

Take a minute to read her poem, “Flinging off the Curved Bow” and leave a comment for Gwyneth. We’ll make sure she sees it.

  • Natalie

    September 12, 2013

    What a beautiful poem! Keep writing and can’t wait to read your next great work!

  • Judy Jones

    September 12, 2013

    Gwyn, I love your poem. I am very proud of you and all of your accomplishments. Congratulation on this special award. Mrs. Jones

  • Kim Lund

    September 13, 2013

    This is beautiful! So simple, yet obviously given much care and thought. Gwyneth, we are ALL blessed that poetry is a form of life for you. I am anxious to read more and to follow you and your beautiful words.

  • Nicole Robinson

    September 14, 2013

    Thank you for sharing your gift, Gwyneth! Looking forward to more of your important and beautiful poems.

  • David Lester Young

    September 14, 2013

    Gwyneth this flows with the strength of a poetess that has been blessed with dynamic verse. David Lester Young graduated from Tallmadge High near Mogadore. Blessing and good writing

  • Shirley Mars

    September 14, 2013

    What a remarkable poem, especially from one so young! Keep writing!

  • Christopher Wick

    September 14, 2013

    Well done. Your writing is eloquent and direct.

  • Mary

    September 15, 2013

    This poem is beautiful. Your words flow off the page like raindrops beading down a window. I am proud of you! Continue to write and share your great work. Mrs. Adelman

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