Seeking To Spread Love Woman Creates Cape May ‘Poet-Tree’


IN BROTHERLY LOVE A LOCAL PROFESSOR IS LEAVING EVERYTHING TO THE IMAGINATION AS SHE OFFERS A NEW TAKE ON PAY ITRY. ROWAN COLLEGE INSTRUCTOR HAS BEEN GRABBING ATTENTION WITH HER ARTWORK AND SHOWING A ADULTS AND STUDENTS ALIKE HOW MUCH FUN IT CAN BE. THINK OF THE SUNRISE WHILE SHINING IN GOLD, AND ICE CREAM, DELICIOUSLY COLD. REPORTER: ENGLISH PROFESSOR SYLVIA BEAR ENJOYS SUMMERS OFF FROM TEACHING BUT NOT THE FROM LITERATURE. ROWAN COLLEGE AND GLOUCESTER COUNTY FACULTY MEMBER USED A PLAY ON WORD TO MAKE SOMETHING REMARKABLE IN FRONT OF HER SUMMER HOME IN CAPE MAY. IT IS CALLED A POET TREE AND IT IS A TREE WITH LOTS OF POEMS. REPORTER: FOR THREE WEEKS SHE HAS BEEN TYING SHEETS OF PAPER TO THE TREE IN HER FRONT YARD WITH HER FAVORITE POEMS, SOME WRITTEN BY OTHERS, SOME ORIGINAL. THIS IS CALLED MILES SPEAK AND THIS IS SOMETHING I WROTE FOR MY GRANDSON. REPORTER: SHE PRINTS THEM SO IT GRABS PEOPLES ATTENTION. IF YOU LIKE IT, TAKE IT. SHE SAID SO TAR SHE HAS GIVEN OUT MORE THAN A HUNDRED. WE HAVE REPLENISHED THE POEMS AT LEAST ONCE OR TWICE A DAY EVERY SINGLE DAY. REPORTER: BEAR SAYS ONE OF HER FAVORITE THINGS ABOUT THE POETRY IS ALL OF THE PEOPLE SHE HAS MEDICINE IN THE LAST SEVERAL WEEKS WHETHER THEY ARE EUROPEAN VACATIONERS ARE LOCAL SURFERS THEY HAVE STOPPED AND READ HER POETRY AND TELL HER HOW SHE RYE REMIND US HOW SIMILAR WE ALL ARE. IS THERE SO MUCH GOING ON AND SO MUCH IN THE BEGINNING OF THE TIME THAT REMIND US HOW WE’RE SO DIFFERENT FROM EACH OTHER. I WANTED TO DO SOMETHING THAT REMINDED PEOPLE OF HOW ALIKE WE ARE. REPORTER: THAT IS WHAT

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