poet http://publicradioeast.org en Conversation With NC Poet Laureate Joe Bathanti http://publicradioeast.org/post/conversation-nc-poet-laureate-joe-bathanti <p>April is designated at National Poetry Month.&nbsp; We speak with North Carolina's seventh Poet Laureate Joe Bathanti.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RPlZQcFbEEI</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:53:51 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 39221 at http://publicradioeast.org Conversation With NC Poet Laureate Joe Bathanti From Illiterate to Poet and Author http://publicradioeast.org/post/illiterate-poet-and-author <p>Imagine… advancing through school hiding the fact that you don’t know how to read.&nbsp; Here's the inspiring story of Earl Mills, who read his first book at age 48, published two books of his own, and has a passion to support literacy in eastern North Carolina.</p><p> <em>“...My heart has been enriched, my heart held at bay</em></p><p><em>When we’re together, in that special way</em></p><p><em>Help me to hear what your heart has to say</em></p><p><em>Not being selfish, wanting my way...” </em></p> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 16:23:36 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 7400 at http://publicradioeast.org From Illiterate to Poet and Author