Harrisburg’s Poet Laureate Shares Poems of Harrisburg


Rick Kearns, Harrisburg new Poet Laureate, shares his poems about the capital city at a recent brown bag cultural event in the Atrium of City Hall.  Mayor Eric Papenfuse, his wife Catherine Lawrence, as well as city employees, city residents and poetry lovers, were treated to a noon-time poetry reading that prompted both laughter and tears.  Kearns is the city’s first Latino poet laureate and wants to engage Harrisburg youth in developing appreciation of the written word.IMG_2930[1]


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