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Award-winning local poet shares secrets

Learn some poetry tips from Carrie Backe, a Payson poet and winner of the Arizona Senior Poet Laureate competition for several years. She will speak at a poetry workshop on April 28, sponsored by the Rim Country District of Arizona Press Women to celebrate National Poetry Month. The workshop is from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Payson Senior Center, 214 W. Main St. The fee is $10. The workshop will provide tips about writing poetry, breaking some rules and entering poetry contests.


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