Blount County Poets have elected Roger Taylor poet laureate story teller for November. This honor is based on quality achievements and popularity with their poetic readings and creative story telling. Roger is active in reading to elementary school children. He reads the news of the day with the thought of teaching them to be civic minded. He relates well to the nursing home residents with poetry, his good cheer and humor.
The poets meet regularly on the second Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. of each month in the Everett Park Reading Theatre in the Senior’s Center, 702 Burchfield Street, Maryville. The December 9 meeting will be a combined birthday/Christmas party. A birthday party is scheduled every three months for members with birthdays in those months.
There is no charge or fees. Interested people are invited to attend. For more information, call 865-983-9422.