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Student Poets in Detroit answer the question 'Where does poetry live?'

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Shamaz Powell

"Poetry lives on your doorstep like a baby in a basket, waiting for a new family" -- Shamaz Powell

InsideOut brings writers to Detroit public schools to encourage students to express themselves. Writer Peter Markus asked his class at Marcus Garvey Academy, a K-8 school in east Detroit, the same question that U.S. poet laureate Natasha Trethewey and the NewsHour's Jeffrey Brown are exploring: Where does poetry live?

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