The Big Read has come to our town, a NEA funded program to get everyone in our city to read, and be inspired by, the same author. Shades of Poe is a month long event in which readings of Edgar Allan Poe’s work — and art and literature inspired by Poe — are staged throughout town.
Click on this link to hear The Big Read’s award-winning poem inspired by Poe’s poem, “The Raven,” written by a brilliant thirteen-year-old writer, Ronan Elliott — my son — and read by a fabulous actor Walter Ritter.
Thanks! Your blog is beautiful, too — makes me realize I need to make my stronger with visual images. Thanks for the good example!