2014 Poetry Out Loud Semifinal Region 3

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Region 3 Semifinal
5:00 pm-8:00 pm EDT

Alaska
Maeva Ordaz
"Zacuanpapalotls" by Brenda Cárdenas
"Ode on a Grecian Urn" by John Keats

Arizona
Matthew Kaplan
"Candles" by Carl Dennis
"It Isn’t Me" by James Lasdun

California
Shayna Maci Warner
"Ode for the American Dead in Asia" by Thomas McGrath
"On Monsieur’s Departure" by Queen Elizabeth I

Colorado
Alice Kilduff
"My Brother, the Artist, at Seven" by Philip Levine
"God’s Grandeur" by Gerard Manley Hopkins

Hawaii
Brady Jernigan
"The Pomegranate and the Big Crowd" by Alberto Ríos
"The Death of Allegory" by Billy Collins

Idaho
Savina Magdalena Barini
"A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning" by John Donne
"Passing" by Toi Derricotte

Minnesota
Faizah Abubakar
"To the Desert" by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
"I Am Offering this Poem" by Jimmy Santiago Baca

Montana
Sowmya Sudhakar
"Isla" by Virgil Suárez
"In the Basement of the Goodwill Store" by Ted Kooser

Nevada
Christian Schunke
"I Am the People, the Mob" by Carl Sandburg
"American Smooth" by Rita Dove

New Mexico
Zoe Webb-Sagarin
"Lunar Baedeker" by Mina Loy
"Bereavement" by William Lisle Bowles

North Dakota
Julia Johnson
"I Am the People, the Mob" by Carl Sandburg
"Vigil Strange I Kept on the Field One Night" by Walt Whitman

Oregon
Roselynn Reyes
"The Pomegranate and the Big Crowd" by Alberto Ríos
"Blackberrying" by Sylvia Plath

South Dakota
Shivalo Soldier Wolf
"Under the Vulture-Tree" by David Bottoms
"Camouflaging the Chimera" by Yusef Komunyakaa

Texas
Kristina L. Watkins
"Hap" by Thomas Hardy
"The Pomegranate and the Big Crowd" by Alberto Ríos

Utah
Ashlei Havili
"It would be neat if with the New Year" by Jimmy Santiago Baca
"Dover Beach" by Matthew Arnold

Washington
Elizabeth Mo
"In Memoriam: Martin Luther King, Jr." by June Jordan
"Dover Beach" by Matthew Arnold

Wyoming
Sara Ellingrod
"The Pomegranate and the Big Crowd" by Alberto Ríos
"A March in the Ranks Hard-Prest, and the Road Unknown" by Walt Whitman