Are you ready for Poem in Your Pocket Day? It's this Thursday, April 24th! #poempocket
Love these lines from "I CAN READ WITH MY EYES SHUT" by Dr. Seuss!
Love this. Poetry can be anything!
Push-pin poetry board! Great idea for the classroom/library.
Blackout poetry. Cool idea.
Wise words from e.e. cummings, one of our favorite poets.
The Dancing Pancake by Eileen Spinelli
EXPOSED by Kimberly Marcus, A novel in verse: 16 year old Liz is Photogirl—sharp, focused, and confident in what she sees through her camera lens. But everything changes in one blurry night. Suddenly, her best friend Kate is avoiding her and people are looking the other way she passes in the halls. As the aftershocks from a startling accusation rip through Liz's world, everything she thought she knew about photography, family, friendship, and herself shifts out of focus.
May B. by Caroline Starr Rose - A novel told in verse.
"The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost
DIZZY IN YOUR EYES by Pat Mora. Pat Mora has written an original collection of poems, each with a different teen narrator sharing unique thoughts, moments, sadness, or heart’s desire. Each of the teens in these 50 original poems, written using a variety of poetic forms, will be recognizable to the reader as the universal emotions, ideas, impressions, and beliefs float across the pages in these gracefully told verses.
Read a Rhyme, Write a Rhyme! Jack Prelutsky's "Poem Starts" in this book are great ways to get inspired.
Haiku Baby by Betsy Snyder. Poetry for the youngest readers!
From Anne Sexton's poem "Small Wire"
"I would like to be the air that inhabits you for a moment only. I would like to be that unnoticed and that necessary." - Margaret Atwood
From "The Summer Day," by Mary Oliver
Orchards by Holly Thompson, a novel told in verse.
The Language Inside by Holly Thompson. Coming on May 14th 2013
A Dazzling Display of Dogs - Pug Appeal
I love this book. A Curious Collection of Cats!
Who do you haiku? I HAIKU YOU by Betsy Snyder is the perfect book to introduce kids to poetry.