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2015 National Poetry Month Kidlitosphere Events Roundup

Happy April and Happy National Poetry Month!

Did you know that National Poetry Month is “the largest literary celebration in the world, with tens of millions of readers, students, K-12 teachers, librarians, booksellers, literary events curators, publishers, bloggers, and, of course, poets marking poetry’s important place in our culture and our lives every April”? 1,516 more words

Poetry Friday

Poetry Friday: Tyger, Tyger . . .

“The Tyger” by William Blake




A wonderful interactive site to help study the construction of this poem:


Today’s Assignment: Write your own poem about a feline.


Wonder of an Old Oak Tree

With our 6th grade students in the parish (district), we have been doing an enrichment Wednesday each month that we call WOW for Way Out Wednesday. 336 more words

Slice Of Life

#sol15: March 27, 2015: Poetry Friday with Mary Oliver - "I Happened to be Standing"


Poetry Friday is hosted by Jone at Check It Out

The March Slice of Life Challenge is hosted by Two Writing Teachers

So much going on in March, that it is difficult to just sit still, be centered, and allow the mind to wander and to wonder. 171 more words

Poetry Friday

A Great Nephew and a Great Aunt-Guests Renée LaTulippe and Twin Sons

Hello, Great Readers of our series! Just in case you haven’t visited before, let me tell you a little about A Great Nephew and A Great Aunt… 560 more words


Poetry Friday Anthology for Celebrations: my contribution!

The last couple of weeks, I’ve been sharing some poems I wrote that didn’t make it into the newly-released Poetry Friday Anthology for Celebrations (Pomelo Books). 392 more words


Diamond Snow Tanka

pink morning light
gilds young trees, knee-deep in ice
thousands of diamonds

break light into rainbows,
blinding me to spring

Copyright 2015 Brenda Davis Harsham… 47 more words