These colorful posters will brighten up your classroom and help remind your students of these different techniques. These posters were designed with the Middle / High School classroom in mind.
Figurative Language Posters
"Meditations in an Emergency" by Frank O'Hara in Mad Men makes multiple appearances in the AMC show.
Mad Men Reading List
Mark Doty: May poetry indeed be a language for a new century. A way to place value on the dignity, specificity, and beauty of individual lives. A way to resist the streamlining diminishment of categories and generalizations. A way to speak, a way to be heard.
Why Poetry Matters
“If a poem hasn’t ripped apart your soul; you haven’t...
My heart is open to bigger and better things. I've let go of what makes my heart heavy, and replaced it with things that make my heart light. I'm happy. I'm free. I'm open. dream big, dont plan quotes, mari oliv, keeping room, thought, open heart quotes, quotable quotes, mary oliver, heavy heart quotes
inspiration can hurt...sometimes more, sometimes less. but we must let it out. nothing said from the heart can be ugly
To compile all my poems and have them bound for each one of my kids
"Using words to describe things that can't be described by words..." - Marcus Herron
POETRY IS/ ..poetry created in me an intolerable hunger for something more..something deeper..the what behind the beautiful words..the sad words....of longing.. it became intolerable to read! my soul ached for more than words but the Life of the creator. who used poetry as an avenue to him..ultimately..now I read poetry with Joy!!! and worship!!! for the one who created it...knowing...hes amazing. lit, amen, highonpoemscom, poetast, poetic, art, poetri, poetry, poetish
(Um, ok, that just means that they have some poetry skill not that they're even a worthwhile person to have in your life.) I simply think this is neatly said, "turn pain into poetry."
"[...] You've got to breathe her, really taste her, 'til you can feel her in your blood [...]" - Have you ever really loved a woman - Bryan Adams
Poetry is thoughts that breathe and words that burn. -Thomas Gray
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Poetry is powerful | Rita Dove
Poetry Scavenger Hunt: A lesson in the forms of poetry: inquiry leads to discovery and learning. #whypoetrymatters @whypoetry
“Poetry is part of everything. You can’t have a really good work if it’s not touched by poetry. Poetry manifests itself in millions of ways: as rhythm, metaphor, mood[...] To me, poetry is the tragic sense of man. It’s a way of seeing things in the most complete way, the most absolute, and, to a certain extent, the most perfect. Where there’s no poetry, there’s no beauty, and without beauty no kind of artistic work can exist.” — Reinaldo Arenas nyr.kr/1f4dEJd