George Ella Lyon aims for ‘a poem from every county’ with Where I’m From writing project

    In the summer of 1993, Kentucky poet George Ella Lyon started working on the piece that would become her award-winning and internationally acclaimed poem “Where I’m From” (see below). It has since become one of the foremost poetry writing models in the world.   Lyon, Kentucky poet laureate for 2015-16, is using “Kentucky’s ‘Where I’m From’: A Poetry...

George Ella Lyon aims for ‘a poem from every county’ with Where I’m From writing project

    In the summer of 1993, Kentucky poet George Ella Lyon started working on the piece that would become her award-winning and internationally acclaimed poem “Where I’m From” (see below). It has since become one of the foremost poetry writing models in the world.   Lyon, Kentucky poet laureate for 2015-16, is using “Kentucky’s ‘Where I’m From’: A Poetry...