Tag Archives: Poetry Month

Poetry Month and Picture Books

Washed up on the shores of May. At the beginning of April I pledged to myself to try and post every day in the month. I had been struggling to post even once a week and thought this would decide … Continue reading

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Where The Sidewalk Ends

I’ve been so busy typing up my notes from the weekend’s SCBWI WWA conference that I nearly forgot Poetry Monday. Who else but Shel Silverstein will do, since I’ve been living and breathing children’s literature for three days? Where the … Continue reading

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Poetry Month Monday

Why I Wake Early By Mary Oliver Hello, sun in my face. Hello, you who made the morning and spread it over the fields and into the faces of the tulips and the nodding morning glories, and into the windows … Continue reading

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Forest Walk

Forest Walk by Kristine O’Connell George I’m practicing my I-belong-here no-twig-snap no-leaf-rustle no-branch-crack see-all, know-all float-like-fog like-smoke pine-needle-soft forest walk. No one will know I’m coming. No one will know when I’m gone. I found this lovely poem on the … Continue reading

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Poetry Month

Poetry Month, hurrah! The clever people over at Poets.org have compiled 30 ways to celebrate Poetry in April, including put a poem in your pocket; recite a poem to family and friends; buy a book of poetry; revisit a poem. … Continue reading

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