I'm rounding up all the poetry posts today. Please leave the URL of your poetry post and a short description of it in the comments.
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WEE HOURS OF THE MORNING EDITION
- At Political Verses, I have a poem by J. Patrick Lewis about Henry Kissinger entitled Henry K., Man of Peace.
- At Political Verses, I also have an original poem that I posted earlier this week: Bernie Made Off with My Money.
- My Winnie the Pooh post at Wild Rose Reader includes lyrics to Kenny Loggins’ song Return to Pooh Corner, a video with pictures of Winnie the Pooh and his friends and Loggins singing his song, and some children’s poems by A. A. Milne.
- At Blue Rose Girls, I talk a bit about my recent writing of political verses and include an excerpt from and a link to my most recent poetic rant--Winnie Pooh-Bah and the Hundred Acre Wood: A Poem about Rush Limbaugh.
- Kelly Fineman has An Echo from Willowwood by Christina Rossetti at Writing and Ruminating.
- Jacqueline of The Neverending Story selected a poem by Longfellow entitled The Slave's Dream.
BRIGHT HOURS OF THE MORNING EDITION
- Gregory K. has an original rhyming poem entitled The Best Concert Ever at GottaBook.
- Julie Larios has some eerie trivia about the plague as well as a poem by Thomas Lux up over at The Drift Record.
- Mary Lee has a sneak peek from J. Patrick Lewis' fall collection, SPOT THE PLOT. (Take my word for it: This collection by Lewis is a treat!)
- At Bookie Woogie they’re' sharing 3 takes on Monster Haiku and the correspondence that came about as a result.
- Cloudscome of A Wrung Sponge is playing with magnetic poetry today. She invites us all to try some and share our creations.
- Tricia joins in today with Barbara Gramby's Ode to American English at The Miss Rumphius Effect.
- Stella of My World-Mi Mundo wrote a short poem for two voices to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of The Very Hungry Caterpillar!
- At Jumping the Candlestick, Debbie Diesen has an original poem for us entitled For Hunter Park.
- Tanita S. Davis is in with Christina Rossetti, celebrating -- and doubting -- the first day of Spring. (I know how she feels! Here in New England one never knows what the weather has in store for us.)
- There’s always something cooking at Jama Rattigan’s Alphabet Soup. Today she’s also celebrating spring by playing with letters—The Anagrammer by Peter Pereira.
- At Write Time, Linda Kulp has a new poem by Bobbi Katz and a review of this month's Book Links.
- Sara Lewis Holmes of Read Write Believe says ahe’s in with a poetry contest: S is for Spring and Silliness. She invites us to come frolic!
- Over at Poetry for Children, Sylvia Vardell joins in the Poetry Roundup this week with a nod to "World Poetry Day" and a mention of multi-media poetry connections.
- Liz Garton Scanlon is really into roundup mode with with James Wright and her thoughts on the rodeo.
- At 7-Imp, Jules joins in with Debbie Ouellet's new picture book (with some gorgeous art work from Nicoletta Ceccoli) as well as one of her poems. Check out her Poetry Friday post—Waking Sister Spring.
- Let’s jump into Bruce Black’s pool at Wordswimmer and get into the flow. He’s got an interview with Douglas Florian about his writing process.
- Kelly Polark has an original poem titled Peace on Earth that she submitted to the Peace project.
- Karen Edmisten has some Barbara Crooker for us today.
LITERARY LUNCH BUNCH
- Nandini’s pick this week is Antique, a poem by Robert Pinsky. She had the pleasure of hearing Mr. Pinsky read the poem last night at a Favorite Poem event organized by her town. She says it was truly inspiring. You can Antique at Notes from New England.
- Little Willow posted The Round by Stanley Kunitz for our poetry reading pleasure at Bildungsroman today.
- Muriel at The Write Sisters shares Jack Prelutsky's definition of poetry.
- Tiel Aisha Ansari has the lyrics to a blues or gospel song: Cross That Bridge.
- Dante's The Choice for Poetry Friday at Sweetness & Light.
- In honor of flu season, Nadine C. Warner presents Maxine Kumin's classic, Sneeze, at Kiddos and Books.
- Becky at Farm School joins in with yet another Phyllis McGinley poem, Address to the Younger Generation, about children's reading preferences and a defense of fiction.
- Let’s all welcome Wanda of A Season to Read. She’s a first-time Poetry Friday Poster! In celebration of Spring's arrival, she’s gives us a few of her original haiku.
DINNER TIME POETRY EDITION
- On Shen's Blog, Renee posted a poem from the Tao Te Ching, from Demi's book The Legend of Lao Tzu and the Tao Te Ching. It's called Silence.
- Miss Erin has an original poem for us entitled I am such a mess.