WITS Students Will Read Art-Inspired Poetry

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July 27, 2010 by jrwatson5

Copyright 2010 Mary C. Bailey

Andrea Dezsö’s installation, Sometimes in My Dreams I Fly, is nothing short of spectacular. The exhibit has been creating a buzz since it first opened at Rice Gallery in April, and fortunately, students from WITS Summer Creative Writing Workshops were among those studying the magical tunnel books Dezsö made from layers of construction paper to create an alien-like fantasy world transcending space and time. The students turned their fascination into poetry and will read their work to a public audience July 28th at the gallery at 7:00 pm.

The Words & Art reading is a free, public event and will include work from others who were inspired by Dezsö’s multi-dimensional dreamland. The exhibit will be on display until August 8th. For details, visit the Rice Gallery website.

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Writers in the Schools (WITS)


Writers in the Schools (WITS) is the #1 arts education organization in Texas. With 80 writers and educators on staff, WITS reaches over 23,000 students a year in classrooms, community centers, museums, parks, and hospitals.

The glory of WITS is best expressed by the students--in their own words -- so this blog features essays, stories, and poems that were created by K-12 students in our program. All material (c) Writers in the Schools 2007-2013. If you wish to republish this work, please credit both the organization and the author and link back to this site. This material may not be used in commercial ventures of any kind.

Supporting WITS will help bring the pleasure and power of reading and writing to more Houston children helping to improve writing skills, build confidence, raise test scores, and enhance creativity.

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