Our Words Our City Performer Profile: Carter

Carter 1.png Carter will perform her original poetry at Our Words Our City this year. Photo: Brandon Williams.

Can you tell us about yourself? My name is Carter Sewell. I’m 8 years old, I attend Barnard Elementary School. I have been in DC SCORES since I was 7 years old. When I grow up I want to sing and act.

What are your hobbies? Soccer, ballet, dance, cooking, singing, painting, acting, singing, dancing, and drawing.

When did you write your first poem? How did it make you feel? It made me feel happy because it was my first poem.

What are your favorite things to write about? Things that did not happen but could happen.

Who are your biggest supporters and why? My mom and dad, Coach Zarea, and friends. They all believe in me.

Who is your favorite poet? Amanda Gorman.

Carter 2.png Photo: Brandon Williams.

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