Friday, January 20, 2012

The Poetry Friday Roundup Is Here!


The Poetry Friday Roundup is here this week. Just leave the URL of your post in the comments. I'll continue adding links throughout the day.

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Gregory K. of Gotta Book delights us with an original poem titled My Favorite Shirt.
Myra Garcas-Bascal shares hist whist, a poem by e.e. cummings, over at GatheringBooks.

Amy Ludwig VanDerwater has an original poem with alligator parenting advice along with some writing advice about hearing stresses in words at Poem Farm.

Over at A Teaching Life, Tara has Deborah Warren’s Marginalia, a poem about coming upon the notes made long ago in best loved books.

Heidi Mordhorst of My Juicy Little Universe presents a six-word poetry essay today on teaching.

Mary Lee Hahn has a poem about Jackie Robinson by J. Patrick Lewis at A Year of Reading. It’s from Pat’s forthcoming book on Civil Rights heroes.

Jeff Barger of NC Teacher Stuff has posted a review of the soon to be released A Leaf Can Be..., which is a book of verse about leaves written by Laura Salas and illustrated by Violeta Dabija.

Liz Steinglass joins us Poetry Friday posters for the first time—and shares her original poem titled Bad Homework. Welcome, Liz!

Tabatha Yeatts is on vacation, enjoying a well-earned rest under the sun, but she's left behind word clouds she created with Tagxedo from three different poems. Check them out at her blog The Opposite of Indifference.

Head on over to Carol’s Corner today. She’s featuring DREAMSAND DIRECTIONS, a collection of 200 poems, written by the students of Denver.

Maria Horvarth shares a poem by William Stafford in which he recalls a startling meeting with his muse.

Irene Latham has an original shipwreck poem—written in the voice of the ship!

Mandy has a poem about “finishing” by Ralph Waldo Emerson at Enjoy and Embrace Learning.

Linda presents an original memoir poem—as well as works by other poets— at TeacherDance today.

Diane Mayr has been a busy woman. She shares some Emily Dickinson-inspired haiku at Random Noodling. Kids of the Homefront Army continues with The Last Straw. At Kurious Kitty’s Kurio Kabinet, Diane shares a poem by Robert Frost titled A Winter Eden. And at Kurious K’s Kwotes, she has a quote by Frost.

Ever the sharer of delicious literature and recipes, Jama Rattigan has a poem for us today by Daniel Nyikos titled Potato Soup—AND a recipe for Hungarian Potato and Sausage Soup. Yum!
Author Amok returns today after a long absence from Poetry Friday. She says she couldn’t resist celebrating William Stafford's birthday, this week. She’s sharing his poem Passing Remark with a response poem of her own.

MotherReader says she has a clever poem of pronunciationfeatured today at her blog.

Ed DeCaria says he’s excited about participating in Poetry Friday again. He invites us to
stop by to read his newest poem Worst in Show—and to try our hand at illustrating one dirty, disgusting dog.

Laura Salas  is in with I've Got Your Nose by Shel Silverstein at her blog. She also shares 15 Words or Less Curly Slide poems.

Andi Sibley shares an original wintery baseball haiku at A Wrung Sponge.

Over at Fomagrams, David Elzey has two original cross-outpoems for us. He’s claims they’re of varying quality. (I had never heard of cross-out poems before.)
This week, Karen Edmisten presents a poem by Richard Jones titled Rest.

Jone says she’s thinking about Robert Burns today. Check out her poetry post at Check It Out.

Carlie has an original love poem for us at her blog Twinkling Along.

Renee La Tulippe joins us for her second Poetry Friday with an original children’s poem.
Liz Garton Scanlon highlights a poem about science titled OftenI Imagine the Earth. It was written by Dan Gerber.
We have another Poetry Friday first-timer this week. His name is Charles Van Gorkom. He’s sharing his poem Minus Eight at Twenty Below.  He says it provides a glimpse of life in the small north Canadian town where the movie was filmed.

Charles Ghigna, aka Father Goose, has an original poem titled My Birthday’s Tomorrow. It’s for all the little cowboys in the world.
Caryl is celebrating the snow and cold they're finally getting in Minnesota by remembering Lois Lenski's poem/book, I Like Winter.

At Wild Rose Reader, I have another original fairy tale poem titled A Groggy Sleeping Beauty Speaks to the Prince Who Just Woke Her with a Kiss.

Janet Squires has a brief review of Hound Dog’s Haiku, which was written by Michael Rosen and illustrated by Mary Azarian, at her blog.
Joy said that she’s started working on a bestiary. Today you’ll find her poem BartholomewBuffalo at her blog Poetry for Kids Joy. Yesterday, she posted Amy Aardvark.

Jim Hill shares his original poem Driveway Basketball with us today.
Ruth is highlighting a poem titled A Mother to Her Waking Infant by Joanna Baillie.


Added on Saturday, January 21st.

Kort has a post that features two pieces by Charles Bukowski at One Deep Drawer.

Zombie Logic gives us The Perfect Crime (A Tiny Drawing Poem).


37 comments:

Gregory K. said...

Hi, Elaine. I'm up with an original today:

My Favorite Shirt

Thanks for hosting!

Myra Garces-Bacsal from GatheringBooks said...

Hi Elaine, thank you for hosting this week. Here is our Poetry Friday contribution at GatheringBooks: e.e. cummings' hist whist
http://gatheringbooks.wordpress.com/2012/01/20/poetry-friday-whisperings-of-the-eerie-with-e-e-cummings/

Amy LV said...

Good morning, Elaine! Thank you for hosting. Today I have an original poem with alligator parenting advice along with some writing advice about hearing stresses in words.
http://www.poemfarm.amylv.com/2012/01/poetry-friday-patience.html
Happy Poetry Friday! a.

Tara said...

Thanks for hosting today, Elaine. My contribution is a poem about coming upon the notes we made long ago in our best loved books:
http://tmsteach.blogspot.com/2012/01/poetry-friday-deborah-warren-marginalia.html

Heidi Mordhorst said...

Hi, Elaine--

A six-word poetry essay today on teaching:

http://myjuicylittleuniverse.blogspot.com/2012/01/teach-like-ernest-hemingway.html

Mary Lee said...

Good Morning, Elaine! Thanks for hosting us this morning!

J. Patrick Lewis sent me an original poem to share. It's about Jackie Robinson, and it's from Pat's forthcoming book on Civil Rights heroes.

http://readingyear.blogspot.com/2012/01/poetry-friday-first.html

Jeff Barger said...

Hi, Elaine! Thank you for hosting today. At NC Teacher Stuff, I have posted a review of the soon to be released A Leaf Can Be... which is a book of verse about leaves:

http://www.ncteacherstuff.blogspot.com/2012/01/stem-friday-leaf-can-be.html

Liz Steinglass said...

Hi Elaine,

I haven't done this before but I'd like to join in today. Here's an original poem from my blog:

http://www.lizsteinglass.com/2012/01/bad-homework.html

Thanks, Liz

maria horvath said...

Thank you for hosting, Elaine.

Tabatha Yeatts of The Opposite of Indifference is on vacation, enjoying a well-earned rest under the sun, but she's left behind word clouds she created with Tagxedo from three different poems.

Check them out at her blog:

http://tabathayeatts.blogspot.com/

~ Maria Horvath from A Poem a Day

Carol said...

Thanks for hosting, Elaine. Today I'm featuring DREAMS AND DIRECTIONS, a collection of 200 poems, written by the students of Denver.

www.carolwscorner.blogspot.com

maria horvath said...

Today on my blog, the poet William Stafford recalls a startling meeting with his muse.

http://www.ghpoetryplace.blogspot.com/

Irene Latham said...

Hi Elaine - happy Poetry Friday to you and thanks for hosting! I've got an original shipwreck poem (in the voice of the ship!). http://irenelatham.blogspot.com/2012/01/shipwreck-poem.html

Mandy said...

Yea for hosting Poetry Friday, Elaine. I have a great poem about finishing by Emerson. http://enjoy-embracelearning.blogspot.com/2012/01/photo-julineb-flickr-finish-every-day.html

Linda at teacherdance said...

Thank you Elaine for hosting this week! I have an original memoir poem and poems that others have written too. http://www.teacherdance.blogspot.com/2012/01/here-comes-poetry-friday.html

Diane Mayr said...

Hi Elaine! I hope you're not snowbound today! We've had a few inches here in NH.

At Random Noodling I have more Emily Dickinson inspired haiku.

Kids of the Homefront Army continues with "The Last Straw."

Kurious Kitty has Robert Frost's "A Winter Eden" and, Kurious K's Kwotes' also features Mr. Frost.

jama said...

Happy PF!

Today I'm serving up some potato soup: a poem by Daniel Nyikos and a recipe:

http://jamarattigan.com/2012/01/20/friday-feast-one-potato-two-potato-three-potato-five/

Thanks for hosting, Elaine. Have a nice weekend :).

Author Amok said...

Hi, Elaine. Thanks for hosting.

I am back after a long time away from PF. I couldn't resist celebrating William Stafford's birthday, this week. I'm sharing his poem "Passing Remark" with a response poem of my own.

http://authoramok.blogspot.com/2012/01/poetry-friday-happy-birthday-william.html

MotherReader said...

I have a clever poem of pronunciation featured today at MotherReader:

http://www.motherreader.com/2012/01/poetry-friday-poem-of-pronunciation.html

Thanks for hosting!

Ed DeCaria said...

Good morning, everyone. I'm so excited to participate in Poetry Friday again.

Stop by to read my newest poem "Worst in Show" and try your hand at illustrating one dirty, disgusting dog.

http://www.thinkkidthink.com/worst-in-show/

Can't wait to visit all of these great links!

-Ed

laurasalas said...

Hi Elaine--thanks for hosting! I'm in with I've Got Your Nose by Shel Silverstein at http://laurasalas.wordpress.com/2012/01/20/poetry-friday-ive-got-your-nose-shel-silverstein/

and with 15 Words or Less Curly Slide poems at http://laurasalas.wordpress.com/2012/01/19/15-words-or-less-poems-starry-lantern/

Andi Sibley said...

Thanks for hosting Elaine! I have a wintery baseball haiku at A Wrung Sponge.

david elzey said...

i'm in with not one but two original cross-out poems (or varying quality) this week.

http://fomagrams.wordpress.com/2012/01/20/poetry-friday-ipso-on-parting-with-a-beloved-with-bonus-poem/

thanks for hosting!

Karen Edmisten said...

Hi, Elaine -- thanks so much for hosting! I'm in this week with Richard Jones' "Rest." The link is here.

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jone said...

I am thinking about Robert Burns today.
http://maclibrary.wordpress.com/2012/01/20/poetry-friday-robert-burns/
Thanks for hosting, Elaine.

Carlie said...

I have an original love poem today and you can find it here:

http://twinklingalong.blogspot.com/2012/01/poetry-friday-married-love.html

Renee LaTulippe said...

Hi Elaine - just my second time here, with another original children's poem:
http://www.nowaterriver.com/poetry-monday-we-saw-the-shadow/

Thank you!

Liz in Ink said...

http://liz-scanlon.livejournal.com/185841.html

Elaine -- You're wonderful to host!! I'm up with a poem about science....

Charles Van Gorkom said...

Hello Elaine, my first time here. My poem for today is "Minus Eight At Twenty Below", a glimpse of life in the small north Canadian town where the movie was filmed. Click my name for the URL.

Charles Ghigna said...

Thanks, Elaine! Love your Fairy Tale poem from yesterday!

Here's a birthday poem for all the little cowboys in your world. Tomorrow's My Birthday

Caryl said...

Thank you for hosting, Elaine! Today, I'm celebrating the snow and cold we're finally getting in Minnesota by remembering Lois Lenski's poem/book, I Like Winter:
http://leaningtowerofbooks.blogspot.com/2012/01/poetry-friday-i-like-winter.html

Janet S. said...

Today's selection is for all my dog loving friends: "The Hound Dog's Haiku: and other poems for dog lovers" written by Michael J. Rosen and illustrated by Mary Azarian.

Joy said...

Elaine, thanks for hosting Poetry Friday this week. I've started working on a bestiary. Today's is Bartholomew Buffalo, yesterday was Amy Aardvark. You'll find them at
http://poetryforkidsjoy.blogspot.com.

Jim Hill said...

Here's my offering, Driveway Basketball

Thanks for hosting!

Ruth said...

Thanks for hosting! My contribution for today is here. It's new to me, but it was written two hundred years ago. It's about a mother and her baby and shows that some things don't change much.

kort said...

better late than never...

here's a post that features two pieces by Bukowski:

http://onedeepdrawer.wordpress.com/2012/01/20/same-old-resolutions-poetry-friday/

thanks so much for hosting, Elaine!

peace keep you.

Jenny said...

last minute entry!

http://zombielogicblog.blogspot.com/2012/01/perfect-crime-tiny-drawing-poem.html