Alvina Y. Platt-Gregory

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About The Book

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The book is a collection of poems sharing the events that occurred in her life. More information on the back of the book.

 

Alvina Y. Platt-Gregory, a health and physical Education teacher at Carroll Robbins Elementary School here in Trenton has recently received (3/01/02) The International Poet of Merit Award from the International Society of Poets. Alvina's poem "To Thine Own Self Be True", was written in memory of her mother, Lillie Bell Moody, who died April 26, 2001. She wrote the poem 3 days later after having a heart to heart conversation with her. Alvina's poem is published in a book entitled "The Color of Our Dreams", published by the International Society of Poets. It's a collection of poems entered in the poetry.com contest. Alvina's poem has been selected to be in a 3 tape cassette series, on CD and an album. She was educated in the Trenton School System where her 2nd grade teacher, Mrs. P. Newsome of Trenton, recently deceased, encouraged her creative writing. Trenton Still makes and the World takes. Congratulations to one of our own.