Friday, January 28, 2011

The Poetry Friday Roundup Is Here!


The Poetry Friday Roundup is at Wild Rose Reader this week. Leave the URL of your poetry post in the comments. I'll be rounding up all the links throughout the day.


The Friday Morning Poetry Pack

Charles Ghigna—also known as Father Goose—says he’d like to “Open the door a little more with ONE at the Bald Ego blog. He’d also like to share a few SNICKERS with us.

Ruth has Pablo Neruda’s Ode to a Lizard at There is no such thing as a God-forsaken town.

Toby Speed shares an original poem about a “famous shoe” at The Writer’s Armchair.

At the Poem Farm, Amy has poem #4 in her series of poems about reading and books—and poem #5 of sock week. (Amy's got original poems for us every day of the week--not just of Fridays.)

Mary Lee of A Year of Reading has an original acrostic about “balance” today. (She says she’s trying to get some in her own life.)

Irene Latham gives us Mary Oliver’s What Is the Greatest Gift? this Poetry Friday.

Poet Heidi Mordhorst shares an original poem by her daughter titled ask mom at My Juicy Little Universe.

At A Journey in Learning, Debbie Diller has a poem by Sallie Wolf titled Cardinals from Wolf's book The Robin Makes a Laughing Sound.

Over at The Stenhouse Blog, you’ll find the poem Teacher by Sharon Draper.

Diane Mayr says she’s looking at oatmeal poems this week at Random Noodling. And at Kurious K’s Kwotes, she’s got a quote by Mackenzie Conneellee. She’s also “remembering Reynolds Price at Kurious Kitty’s Kurio Kabinet.

David Elzey reexamines a puzzling moment of his youth called “job interview #1.”

Children’s poet Laura Salas shares a lovely original poem titled Wintry Warmth at Writing the World for Kids. She’s also in with her weekly 15 Words or Less Poems.

Jama Rattigan adds Tomatoes to the Friday feast over at Alphabet Soup—the poem Tomatoes by Stephen Dobyns, that is.

Dorraine Bennett has the winning poem from the regional Poetry Out Loud contest at DoriReads. It’s "Who Understands Me but Me" by Jimmy Santiago Baca.

At Semicolon, Sherry presents Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley.

Tabatha Yeatts has Rattle for us this Poetry Friday.

Blythe Woodson gives us Figment: A Space for Poetry on Poetry Friday.

At Deo Writer, MsMac shares William Stafford’s Ask Me.

Ben at The Small Nouns has the latest in his Poetry Mix Tape series.

The Write Sisters are offering up Eleanor Lerman’s Starfish for our poetry reading pleasure.

In her post Stepping Toward the Brink—of Paper, author/poet Jeannine Atkins shares a poem she wrote about finding inspiration through her senses.

PaperTigers joins in the Poetry Friday fun with a post about Canadian poet P. K. Page.

I’m in at Wild Rose Reader with a first draft of an original poem titled It’s Snowing Again!which was inspired by all the winter storms we’ve had here recently.



The Literary Lunch Bunch

At Blue Rose Girls, I have an original fairy tale poem titled Dear Goldilocks that I wrote in the form of a letter.

Kelly Fineman is in with an excerpt from Tintern Abbey by William Wordsworth—which relates to yesterday’s chapter of Pride and Prejudice at her blog Writing and Ruminating.

Janet Squires has a post about the book Bees, Snails, & Peacock Tails, which was written by Betsy Franco and illustrated by Steve Jenkins.

Tara says that a random encounter with a lost pet sign made her think about a particular Mark Doty poem.

Carlie serves up Aztec Drink in January, an original poem, at her blog Twinkling Along.

Sheri Doyle is revisiting a favorite poem by Ezra Pound today.

Take a one-click trip over to The Drift Record where award-winning poet Julie Larios has Double Abecedarian, an original double abecedarian about how to write double abecedarians.
I think I'd need more than one lesson to write one of those poems!


Early Evening Poetry Tastings

Liz Scanlon is in this Poetry Friday with some librarian love…

At One Deep Drawer, you’ll find a poem by W. A. Mathieu about Bach dying on the day after Mozart’s birth.


The Late Edition

Rasco from RIF has a poem by Linda Hull related to the Chinese New Year, which will be celebrated on February 3rd.

You'll find a book spine poem over at Looking for the Write Words.


Saturday Morning Special

Sylvia Vardell has an interesting interview with award-winning poet and anthologist Lee Bennett Hopkins about the future of publishing poetry for children. Click here to read the interview.


Special Edition Sunday

Over at TeachingAuthors they're talking about organizing your writing...and your life. April Halprin Wayland has an interview with Clutter Buster Brooks Palmer about his book . She also offers an original poem (and two drawings) about cleaning out the clutter.

37 comments:

Charles Ghigna (Father Goose) said...

Thanks, Elaine!

We'd like to open the door a little more with "One" at The BALD EGO Blog

And share a few SNICKERS

Ruth said...

Thanks for hosting! I have Pablo Neruda's "Ode to the Lizard" today.

Here.

Toby Speed said...

I have an original poem about a famous shoe today at The Writer's Armchair. Thanks for hosting, Elaine!

Amy LV said...

Happy Poetry Friday!

Today I have poem #4 in my series of poems about reading and books as well as poem #5 of sock week.

http://poemfarm.blogspot.com/2011/01/poetry-friday-books-socks-303.html

Thank you for hosting!

Mary Lee said...

Good Morning, Elaine and everyone!

I have an original poem today about balance. (Trying to get some in my life...)

http://readingyear.blogspot.com/2011/01/poetry-friday-balance.html

Happy Friday!

Irene Latham said...

Elaine, thanks so much for hosting! I'm in with thoughts on gifts and a Mary Oliver poem on the same subject. http://irenelatham.blogspot.com/2011/01/what-is-greatest-gift.html

Heidi Mordhorst said...

Thanks for hosting, Elaine--looking forward to my usual weekend perusal...though I may have time today, our third snow day in a row!

I'm sharing a little work by my daughter, who asks to remain nameless: "ask mom"

Debbie Diller said...

I have the poem Cardinals by Sallie Wolf today. Happy Poetry Friday!

The Stenhouse Blog said...

On The Stenhouse Blog we have "Teacher" by Sharon Draper on this Poetry Friday. Enjoy!

Diane Mayr said...

Hi Elaine! This week at Random Noodling I'm looking at oatmeal poems. http://www.randomnoodling.com

At KK's Kwotes I have a quote by Mackenzie Conneellee.
http://www.kkskwotes.blogspot.com

Kurious Kitty remembers Reynolds Price.
http://www.kuriouskitty.blogspot.com

david elzey said...

i've reexamined a puzzling moment of my youth called "job interview #1"

http://fomagrams.wordpress.com/2011/01/28/poetryfriday-job-interview-1/

thanks for hosting, elaine.

laurasalas said...

Hi Elaine, Thanks for hosting! I'm in with an original poem, "Wintry Warmth," at http://laurasalas.livejournal.com/259562.html.

And the 15 Words or Less poems are at http://laurasalas.livejournal.com/259295.html.

jama said...

Hi Elaine,

I'm featuring some unusual "Tomatoes" today by Stephen Dobyns:

http://jamarattigan.livejournal.com/504976.html.

Thanks for hosting!

Doraine Bennett said...

Thanks for hosting, Elaine. I have the winning poem from our regional Poetry Out Loud contest at DoriReads, "Who Understands Me but Me" by Jimmy Santiago Baca.

http://dorireads.blogspot.com/2011/01/poetry-friday-poetry-out-loud.html

Doraine Bennett said...

Sorry, not the regional competition. It was the local competition. Winners go to the regionals.

Sherry said...

Ozymandias by Shelley.

Thanks for hosting.

Tabatha said...

Hi Elaine! Thanks for hosting!

I've got Rattle today.

Blythe Woolston said...

Thank you Elaine.

A link to Figment, a space for poets, plus a link to my friend Mary's ode to the wee, beasties murdered by her Scottish cats.

maclibrary said...

Elaine,
Thanks for doing the round up. My final William Stafford poem here:
http://deowriter.wordpress.com/2011/01/28/poetry-friday-ask-me/

B.C. said...

Thanks for hosting, Elaine!

The latest in my Poetry Mix Tape series is here:

http://thesmallnouns.blogspot.com/2011/01/poetry-mix-tape-prose-poems.html

--Ben @ The Small Nouns

I'm Jet . . . said...

The Write Sisters offer up Starfish by Eleanor Lerman.

http://thewritesisters.blogspot.com/

Jeannine Atkins said...

Thanks for hosting, Elaine! I'm impressed by all the original work showing up here today. I guess January is good for something! Can't wait to read these. I, too, wrote a poem about finding inspiration through the senses at http://jeannineatkins.livejournal.com/151537.html

Sally said...

Love your pictures of the snow! It's snowing as I speak here in Winnipeg, Canada where I live. PaperTigers is in with a post about Canadian poet P.K. Page: http://www.papertigers.org/wordpress/poetry-friday-a-grain-of-sand-by-p-k-page/

kellyrfineman said...

Hi Elaine! Thanks for hosting - loved your original poem.

I'm in with an excerpt from "Tintern Abbey" by William Wordsworth, which relates to yesterday's chapter of Pride & Prejudice. Here's the link: http://kellyrfineman.livejournal.com/662349.html

Janet Squires said...

Thanks for hosting. My selection is "Bees, Snails and Peacock Tails: patterns and shapes -- naturally" written by Betsy Franco and illustrated by Steve Jenkins

Tara said...

Thanks for hosting today, Elaine! A random encounter this morning with a lost pet sign made me think about this Mark Doty poem:
http://tmsteach.blogspot.com/2011/01/poetry-friday-mark-doty.html

Carlie said...

So good of you to host today! Many thanks! I am looking forward to a good snowbound day with poetry here today.

I have an original poem Aztec Drink In January on my blog Twinkling Along. Thanks!

Sheri Doyle said...

Thanks for hosting! Today I'm revisiting a favourite poem by Ezra Pound.

Julie Larios said...

Thanks, Elaine, and Happy Poetry Friday, everyone! I have an original double abecedarian about how to write double abecedarians over at The Drift Record

Liz in Ink said...

http://liz-scanlon.livejournal.com/168049.html

Elaine, Hello! Thanks for hosting. I'm in with some librarian love...

onedeepdrawer said...

i'm sharing a poem about Bach dying on the day after Mozart's birth.

thanks for hosting.

Rasco from RIF said...

Thank you, Elaine, for hosting! I have chosen a poem related to the Chinese New Year to be celebrated this year on February 3.

http://bit.ly/hbkcA1

Looking for the Write Words said...

Thanks, Elaine ~ I had fun with my Book Spine Poem: http://lookingforthewritewords29.blogspot.com/2011/01/poetry-friday-my-book-spine-poem.html

Sylvia Vardell said...

Hi, Elaine,
Will you still accept a Saturday morning post?! I have an interesting interview with Lee (Bennett Hopkins) on the state of children's poetry publishing. Thanks!

April Halprin Wayland said...

Ooops! I'm so sorry I'm skidding to a stop at your door so late to link!

Over at TeachingAuthors we're talking about organizing your writing...and your life. I interview Clutter Buster Brooks Palmer about his book and then offer an original poem (and two drawings) about cleaning out the clutter.

April Halprin Wayland said...

Oops number two!...and the link for the TeachingAuthors Poetry Friday link is:

http://www.teachingauthors.com/2011/01/lets-get-organized-or-not.html

April Halprin Wayland said...

and finally,

thank you for hosting, Elaine!

I promise I'm done now.

: ^ )