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(A) Light In The Attic

I absolutely adore the poems of
Shel Silverstein. His book A Light in the Attic is just one of many favorites.

April is National Poetry Month… 302 more words

National Poetry Month Day 11: Come In!

When I was in elementary school we celebrated Poem in Your Pocket Day and I remember one of them clearly.  I must have been in 4th or 5th grade and I had chosen a… 72 more words

Poems

And there the grass grows soft and white, and there the sun burns crimson bright

When I was in high school for a time I did speech and debate. It’s not what you’re thinking, I wasn’t there to sharpen my argument tactics and skills, I was there to let a part of me out that had a hard time existing in the confines of an upper class high school. 577 more words

Brain Tumor

Project #2: Strawberry Love

“Are wild strawberries really wild?
Will they scratch an adult, will they snap at a child?
Should you pet them, or let them run free where they roam?

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Food

National Poetry Month Day 1: Where the Sidewalk Ends

In honor of April being National Poetry Month, each day on Facebook I will be posting a poem as my status in an effort to spread poetic awareness and appreciation. 203 more words

Poem

Shel Silverstein, Where Have You Gone?

When I was in elementary school, there was a newsletter that came out called ‘The Headliner’ where children could submit poems. For me it was never a question of whether to submit, but rather what to submit. 380 more words

Parenting

Where the Sidewalk Ends

by Shel Silverstein

There is a place where the sidewalk ends
And before the street begins,
And there the grass grows soft and white,
And there the sun burns crimson bright, 101 more words

Poetry