Poetry, or Poesía?

Dramedy. 35-45 minutes. Middle or high school. 7 students. 4 females, 3 males.

It’s National Poetry Month, and several students are involved in a poetry reading. Some  are reciting poems in Spanish, others in English. But which students should be doing which poems? This play pits Latinos that are fully fluent in Spanish against those that are not, and it exposes some of the insecurities and problems that arises from this tension. In the end, the students meet in the middle and work together but first have to learn to do so.

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