Semaj Brown was named Flint’s First Poet Laureate September of 2019. The Poetry Pod Project (P3) is Ms. Brown’s interdisciplinary, intergenerational literacy civic initiative. P3 utilizes poetry to enhance literacy. This fun educational process is infused with games while incorporating the arts and the sciences.  

Poetry Pod Project

“Poetry advances the quality of life of citizenry when organized as a precious power tool. There is poetry in a painting and in the curl of sculpture. Song is poetry. Dance is poetry and then, there is the math of poetry:  PL=1(SB) to the power of FLINT.” —Semaj Brown

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Poet Laureate Letter

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