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Poetic X Profile (2021)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-10-15

Duration: 00:07:56

Subjects: Arts | Poetry


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Poetic X Interviewee


This segment from the October 15, 2021, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features Dorothy Kendrick’s profile of Poetic X, the Caddo Parish Poet Laureate and spoken word artist from Shreveport, Louisiana. He discusses: why he loves poetry; the diverse subjects that he explores in his poetry; his writing process; the importance of rhythm; his self-published book; and the stories behind some of his poems. This segment also includes Poetic X reading one of his poems. Host: James Fox-Smith