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M is for Monster: A Fantastic Creatures Alphabet

M is for Monster: A Fantastic Creatures Alphabet
by Patrick Lewis (Author) and Gerald Kelley (Illustrator)

Booktalk: Meet monsters from A-Z in this poetry collection… 55 more words

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DigiLit Sunday: Poem Movies

Autumn is a wonderful season for writing poems. Donna Smith shared her Fall Poetry Zeno on her blog, Mainly Write, for Poetry Friday. Holly Mueller… 240 more words

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Poetry Friday: Uninhibited

Uninhibited

the toddler
tangos with raindrops
promenades through puddles
one, two–
hop
three, four–
stomp
five, six–
Splash!
hands and laughter raised to the night… 6 more words

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Murmuration Mysteries

My students were mesmerized this week by the Wonder of the Week, Starling Murmurations. As I often do with these Wonder lessons, I asked them to choose 4 of the Wonder Words. 241 more words

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friday feast: an awesome poem about claude monet (+ his fave recipe for madeleines au citron)

“I would like to paint the way a bird sings.” ~ Claude Monet

Bonjour!

Today, a mini feast celebrating Claude Monet. There are very few of us who are not enamored with Impressionist art, and as writers, artists, and poets, we know only too well the great joy and frustration that can define the creative process. 1,236 more words

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Poetry Friday: Mutability

“Invention consists in the capacity of seizing on the capabilities of a subject, and in the power of molding and fashioning ideas suggested to it.” 339 more words

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NEW POETRY BY KHALOUD AL-MUTTALIBI

KHALOUD AL-MUTTALIBI is a poet and translator. She resides in the United Kingdom. Much of her work has been translated into various languages. Her poetry has been published in a vast array of worldwide literary magazines and journals, both in print and online. 40 more words

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