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Poetry Friday: A Wonderful Man

Here is to a wonderful man
one who will be there when no one else can
A man who makes you laugh when you cry… 53 more words

Be Amazed

My students have been working on book talks this week. Some of them wrote poems about their books. Tyler reviewed Eye of the Storm by Kate Messner. 104 more words

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friday feast: roger mcgough's alternative santa (and a holiday blog break)

ALTERNATIVE SANTA: A CHRISTMAS POEM
by Roger McGough

‘I’m fed up looking like Father Christmas,’
Muttered Father Christmas one year
‘I need a new outfit, I must move with the times… 1,390 more words

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Poetry Friday: The Coming of Light

The Coming of Light

by Mark Strand

Even this late it happens:

the coming of love, the coming of light.

You wake and the candles are lit as if by themselves, 53 more words

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Poetry Friday: "Candle at Midnight"

Candle at Midnight

I light a candle at midnight.
Why?
Now, you can see
a radiant glow –
the smallest of blazes –
deep within… 208 more words

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Poetry Friday: Haiku Books


Thank you Paul for accepting this late entry.
I am so happy to be here this Friday and share three haiku books of note. These are three nominations of the almost forty for the CYBILS poetry award. 264 more words

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Nonsense! - The Poetry of Lewis Carroll

by Gene Howington

Poetry Friday is usually Elaine’s bailiwick and rightfully so with her being our resident Poet Laureate. Although I appreciate poetry, my personal predilection for the grammatical arts tends toward the novel and its smaller variations. 226 more words

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