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Council names 2 teen poet laureates

Original post made on Jan 26, 2013

Two teenagers have been named co-teen poet laureates for Pleasanton, a position that highlights their literary skills and makes them the city's representatives at public events.

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Posted by Pleasanton Resident, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jan 26, 2013 at 4:25 pm

Congratulations to both Arany and Diana! I look forward to hearing their poetry.

Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Jan 26, 2013 at 5:51 pm


Posted by Congrats!!!, a resident of Amador Estates
on Jan 26, 2013 at 7:24 pm

Congratulations to both! I taught Diana in 8th grade and she's an amazing young woman!

Posted by Twits, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jan 28, 2013 at 11:13 am

What the heck is the deal in the Tri-Valley with cities naming Poet Laureates? I wish the Pleasanton City Council would focus more on better fiscal responsibility, street maintenance, keeping taxpayers from getting hosed by municipal workers' pay and benefits, and keeping the city from constantly being sued.

Posted by William Tell, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jan 28, 2013 at 2:46 pm

Nice to see Poet Laureates that are two all-American good-looking teenage girls (Comment partially removed by Pleasanton Weekly Online staff).

Posted by Teacake Frank, a resident of Downtown
on Jan 28, 2013 at 2:57 pm

What good is poetry anyway? I doubt it will help you get a job in corporate America. We're in a fiscal moarasse and all people can talk about is poetry? We need to get our priorities straight.