More than 20 student poets read original poems
at IUP Punxsytawney’s annual Poetry Slam on November 18, 2013. The
winning poem, “I Want My Love Back,” was written and performed by
The event was organized by IUP Punxsutawney Writing Center Director Lynn Shelly and English graduate assistant Kathleen Hynes.
jammed the dining commons of the Punxsutawney campus to hear their
fellow students’ poetry and take part in the event. Many of the poems
were from the heart, and the judges had the difficult job of choosing
the evening’s best poem.