Professor, student to read original poetry
April 8, 2014
Student Tasha Morwell and Professor of English Robert Seufert, will read their original poetry later this week in downtown Jacksonville.
The two will be reading their works at the Imagine Foundation’s Poetry Celebration held on Thursday, April 10 at 6-8:30 p.m. at On the Rox, 39 South Central Park Plaza, on the south side of the downtown square. The event is free and open to the public.
Morwell, a senior in psychology, will read “Color Outside the Lines,” a poem about the experience of her father serving as a minister in an historically black church. The poem won first place in the MacMurray poetry reading last month in celebration of Black History Month.
Dr. Seufter, a semiretired English professor at MacMurray, will be reading a selection from his epic poem, “The Voyage,” accompanied by guitar music played by Bubba Trace.
This annual poetry event is celebrates National Poetry Month in April.