Secret Sonnets is an O, Miami poetry festival project that translates poems into braille.
The author sends a poem to South Plantation High School student Connor Grey. Connor uses a text-to- speech program to hear the poem and transcribe it on a braille typewriter. He also enlists the help of his school's braille club as well as volunteers from Lighthouse Miami and Lighthouse Broward.
The braille poems are anonymously sent to a recipient of the author’s choosing in Miami-Dade County.
Connor Grey started this project to spread awareness about the blind community.
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