I couldn't find out where the Poetry Friday Roundup was--so I thought I'd do it here!
POETRY FRIDAY: MORNING EDITION
At Wild Rose Reader, I have a review of The Tree That Time Built: A Celebration of Nature, Science, and Imagination, a wonderful new anthology that connects science and poetry. It was compiled by US Children's Poet Laureate Mary Ann Hoberman and her good friend Linda Winston.
Jama Rattigan is celebrating the joys of peanut butter today in honor of National Peanut Butter Lovers Month. Who else would know there was a month set aside for such a thing??? Get on over to Alphabet Soup and read The Great Peanut Butter Smackdown.
Laura Salas is in with an excerpt from J. Pat Lewis's new book The House and the 15 Words or Less poems inspired by a funny/sad photo.
Liz Garton Scanlon has literature on her mind. Check out her post Bright Books, which includes a poem by Henry Vaughan.
Jules of 7-Imp has One Impossibly Quick—But Fun—Q & A before Breakfast with Children’s Poet Bobbi Katz.
At A Year of Reading, Mary Lee has Sonnet by James Weldon Johnson for those experiencing difficult times. Her post is titled Beyond Surrounding Clouds.
Julie Larios admits to being “moon drunk” lately. She has some photos taken by a friend and an original poem, December 21. Why don’t you steal away to The Drift Record to see what she’s got for us today.
At the Miss Rumphius Effect, Tricia has a poem by Ted Kooser titled Gabardine that reminds her of her father. P. S. Don’t forget to wish Tricia a Happy Third Blog Birthday here.
My poem of the Week at Political Verses is HOT DOG!: A Turley Blawg Verse.
Sara Lewis Holmes has selected a poem by Rick Barot titled Reading Plato to share with us today at Read Write Believe. She says she chose the poem because—among other things—it describes the writing process.
LITERARY LUNCH POETRY BUNCH
Andy says The Write Sisters are checking in with a 1919 look at the 2009 flu pandemic. She’s offering The Flu by J. P. McEvoy for Poetry Friday.
Jone of Check It Out has a poem for us celebrating rain by Zaro Well titled From My Window.
Check out Poetry Friday—Haiku, A “New View” at Random Noodling.
Kurios Kitty takes a look at Where in the Wild?: Camouflaged Creatures Concealed…and Revealed.
POETRY FOR EARLY EVENING
Janet has Valerie Worth’s poem Library for us today at Across the Page.
Don’t forget to travel over to the Bonny Glen for Melissa Wiley’s post— Then Again, Perhaps She'd Be Offended by That "Corwin, Tim'rous" Business.
Author Mitali Perkins is sharing a short video of four poems by Naomi Shihab Nye read by the poet.
Teacher and children’s poet Heidi Mordhorst joins us today with Robert Frost’s In Hardwood Groves at her blog My Juicy Little Universe.
Kelly Fineman says she’s FINALLY in with a review of The Monsterologist by Bobbi Katz and Adam McCauley.
FRIDAY NIGHT POEMS
At Book Crumbs, Priya has an original poem for us titled Tuesday Morning.
Maya Ganesan and Miss Erin have a collaborative poem to share with us called Carving.
Lisa said that she’s having a great weekend in New York City at a poetry workshop at Poets House, a beautiful library on the Hudson River filled with poetry! She’s posted a sweet poem she found there, Human Heart by Gregory Orr.
Author Tabatha A. Yeatts has three poems for us—including Dove Rengger-Thorpe’s The Hatching.
At Blue Rose Girls, I have Toucan Talk: An Original Animal Mask Poem.