Friday, October 23, 2015

Texas Poet Laureate Karla K. Morton Reads From Her Work

If you were fortunate enough to be in the audience at the poetry reading and book signing on Thursday, October 22, 2015 with Texas Poet Laureate Karla K. Morton, you know everyone in the packed lecture hall of the Blagg-Huey Library on the Denton campus enjoyed themselves despite the rainy weather. As Morton read selections from her Passion, Art, Community: Denton, Texas in Word and ImageHometown, Texas: Young Poets and Artists Celebrate Their Roots; and Constant State of Leaping, audience members sighed in recognition as her words evoked wonder, sadness, nostalgia and other familiar emotions.  

Weren't there, or want more? The TWU Libraries carry the following works by Texas Poet Laureate Karla K. Morton. Enjoy. All photos by Sean Spear, staff member of the Blagg-Huey Library.

Becoming Superman (2009)

Redefining Beauty: Poems (2009)
Names We've Never Known (2010)
New and Selected Poems (2010)
Stirring Goldfish (2010)
No End of Vision: Texas as Seen by Two Laureates (2011)
Passion, Art, Community: Denton, Texas in Word and Image (2012)
Hometown, Texas: Young Poets and Artists Celebrate Their Roots (2013)
Constant State of Leaping (2014)


 ~Sandy Cochran

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