Freshman makes strides in poetry, starts new club on campus

By Sharnicia Dotson Remember the name Natalie Sizemore. One day, her name will appear on the cover of her very own book of poetry, or so she hopes. Sizemore, a freshman English and literature major with a political science minor, spends many days journaling poetry. “I used to write only when I felt truly inspired, but now I try to write purely for the sake of writing. That may seem like I don’t care, but I feel like you gain more with practice,” Sizemore said. She is not working to be the next Dr. Seuss. Instead, Sizemore has a more personal story to tell through her poetry. “I appreciate rhyming poetry, but I’m not very good at that so I tend not to mess with that,” Sizemore said. Sizemore’s mostly free verse poems are tied directly to her own life. “Most of my inspiration comes from the people around me, especially the people I care about. They are about my experiences or feelings toward the people that I love,” Sizemore said. Read the full article here: http://www.hilltopviewsonline.com/life_and_arts/article_4b1d0638-c027-11e3-b996-001a4bcf6878.html

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