Spreading Literary Art through Poetry Boxes

Louisiana has embraced a new public literary feature in the form of poetry boxes (small boxes on decorated poles) that display the work of local writers.  It will be placed throughout the North Shore area and the poems will be rotated each month.  The town hopes to engage passerby to stop for a moment and appreciate an art form that gets little recognition in this day and age.

I think this is a novel idea 🙂

To read the entire article, visit: nola.com

 

Poetry Box

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