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Noted North Carolina poet A. R. Ammons speaks about the craft and those things that provide poetic subjects.
Alex Albright, a professor in the East Carolina University Department of English, has edited a collection of A.R. Ammons's poems, THE NORTH CAROLINA POEMS, that captures the longing a person feels for his home state when he is far away.
In 1949, before he became a world-famous poet, A. R. Ammons held his first teaching job at Hatteras Elementary School in Hatteras Village on the Outer Banks.
Poet A.R. Ammons discusses growing up on a farm in rural North Carolina and how that affected his writing.
The painting of A.R. Ammon’s “Salute” on the side of the Dandelion Market was inspired by wall poems in other cities. The project, a vision shared by locals Amy Bagwell and Graham Carew, was made reality through the assistance of students from Piedmont Community College. Since their project was unveiled, wall poems have been painted on other buildings in Charlotte’s West 5th Street area.