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Florida poet offers free reading

Published: Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT
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Kyla Lacey, aka The Rising Phoenix

DIXON – Sauk Valley Community College will host a free spoken word poetry event with Kyla Lacey, aka The Rising Phoenix, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 11 in Mathis Theatre.

Lacey, of Orlando, Fla., began writing poetry as a fifth-grader. Her inspiration comes from her own triumphs and tragedies, colored by her good-humored personality. 

The University of Central Florida graduate has released two CDs: “AWay with Words” and “Lady Brings the Blues.”

Call Ana Salgado, student activities coordinator, at 815-835-6432 for more information.

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