Friday, May 4, 2012

Poetry Friday 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.


MORNING EDITION

Linda has a poem for us by Mary Oliver titled I Worry over at Write Time.

Kerry Aradhya Is featuring the rhyming picture book WHO LIKES RAIN? by Wong Herbert Yee at Picture Books & Pirouettes.

Renee LaTulippe ended her Poetry Month celebration with a video interview of Children's Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis—which includes his poem Mosquito.

Fuse #8 has a review of the new poetry book The President's Stuck in the Bathtub by Susan Katz.

Carol has three poems today that celebrate “the ordinary.”

Linda at TeacherDance is sharing an essay that tells of the personal importance of poetry--and a Mother's Day poem by Ted Kooser.

Steve Withrow is sharing two original poems this Poetry Friday—one inspired by a great painting and one that is “a bit of zoo-illogical nonsense.

Katya has a couple of spring haiku over at Write. Sketch. Repeat.

Liz Steinglass has a silly original poem titled Detour at Growing Wild.

Jama Rattigan asks if we like “obscene words.” If we do, she says we’ll like a poem she shares that was written by Diane Lockwood.

Ed DeCaria says he’s back in action today! He’s introducing his new branch of applied statistics ... POEMETRICS! He’d like everyone to come by to share their opinions before he starts to lay down some facts!

Doraine Bennett asks, “Twitter sonnets??!!” I dunno. You’ll have to check out her Poetry Friday post.

Here at Wild Rose Reader, I'm sharing an original acrostic about about the month of MAY. (Note: It is also a mask poem.)

Diane Mayr has a look at New Hampshire poets at Random Noodling. Diane says he war is over, and so is the book, at Kids of the Homefront Army.

Kurious Kitty recommends The Poets Laureate Anthology.

At Kurious K's Kwotes', Richard Eberhart describes poems.

Author Amok is working on Fibonacci poems with third graders this week. Check out her lesson and some student poems at her blog.

David Elzey is “finishing up” National Poetry Month with the final roundup of tweeted haiku.

They’ve had “a rather horsey week” at The Write Sisters. They’re that theme with girl (three) and the black horse by Rg Gregory.

Over at A Teaching Life, Tara is sharing a collection of poems about manners, which—she says—are actually a lot of fun to read. 

Andi Sibley has a haiku/renku Daisy Chain done by the Poetry Sisters that she is sharing at her blog A Wrung Sponge.

Mary Lee Hahn has “some thoughts on tigers, teaching, and the amazing connections kids make to poetry...sometimes without us ever knowing.”

Robyn Hood Black joins the Poetry Friday posters with acelebration of May Day with Edmund Spenser. She says, “Bring your eglantine!”

Laura Salas is in the the Poetry Sisters' Daisy Chain Haiku. Check out her Poetry Friday post here. Take a look at this week's poems of 15 Words or Less.

Sara Lewis Holmes joins with Andi and Laura in the daisy chain! Her post on the haiku game is here.

Jim Hill offers us a poem today titled The Empty Juice Box Blues. He says it’s “a daycare delinquent's lament.”

Liz Scanlon invites us to check out her Poetry Sisters Renku post.

PaperTigers is in with a post on a book of poems about Old Order Mennonite children.

Gregory Pincus shares an original poem titled A Note for My Grandma (Left in her Kitchen) at GottaBook. It’s a poem about food and family.

Violet says that she read her first verse novel this week. She shares her impressions of Stop Pretending by Sonya Sones at her blog.

Charles Ghigna presents his new A Poem Is a Painting poem at his blog Father Goose.


LITERARY LUNCH BUNCH

Over at Teaching Authors, April Halprin Wayland has three different versions of an original poem for us. She’d like our advice and suggestions about them. BTW, the Teaching Authors blog is celebrating its third blogiversary! Find out how to enter their Blogiversary giveaway contest to win one of THREE $30 gift cards from Biblio.com.

Today at The Poem Farm, Amy has the complete Dictionary Hike from April...with audio. She said she just added an audio introduction the other night, for any students who might listen in a computer lab.
Lorie Ann Grover has A Perfect Pause for us at On Point.

Lorie Ann Grover has A Perfect Pause for us at On Point.

At Readertotz, you can go Around the Block with Sesame Street.

And at Mainely Write, Donna Smith has a poem that she wrote for her daughter on her birthday—which is today!

Jone shares two student poems with us at Check It Out.

Julie Larios says she is taking a break from The Drift Record this week—but over at Books Around the Table, she takes a look at idioms in different languages as a source for poetic images.

It’s nice to have Tricia posting again at The Miss Rumphius Effect. Today, she gives us “her take” on the daisy chain haiku.


EVENING EDITION

Tabatha Yeatts joins us poetry posters with with Dana Gioia's Pity the Beautiful.

Ruth has a poem by Jane Yolen for us today at There Is No Such Thing as a Godforsaken Town.

Joyce Ray has a review of Won Ton: A Cat tale Told in Haiku.

You’ll find a post about A Pocketful of Stars: Poems about theNight at Books 4 Learning.


SATURDAY MORNING ADDITIONS

Betsy of Teaching Young Writers got herself a new notebook and wrote on the first page of it yesterday...finally!

At Beyond Innisfree, Shawn shares his original poem titled Friday’s Resolve.

Myra Garces-Bascal has a poetry offering this week at GatheringBooks. She says it’s “a poem from the beautiful and controversial Anais Nin - alongside photos of lovely flowers from the Singapore Botanical Gardens.”

Mary Lee Hahn said the following link was left in the “comments” on her Poetry Friday post.
I posted lyrics from Matt Nathanson's song All We Are today at Bildungsroman:
http://slayground.livejournal.com/699647.html

(NOTE: I apologize for the delay in posting the Saturday Morning Addtions. I was out last night.)

46 comments:

Linda said...

Good morning, Elaine! I'm in today with a Mary Oliver poem. Thanks for hosting!

Kerry Aradhya said...

Hi, Elaine. I feature the rhyming picture book WHO LIKES RAIN? by Wong Herbert Yee on Picture Books & Pirouettes this week. Thanks!

http://kerryaradhya.blogspot.com/2012/05/who-likes-rain.html

Renee LaTulippe said...

Hi Elaine - thanks for hosting!

I ended my Poetry Month celebration with Children's Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis on video with his poem "Mosquito" as well as a video interview.

http://www.nowaterriver.com/poetry-month-2012-childrens-poet-laureate-j-patrick-lewis/

Have a happy day!

Fuse #8 said...

Good morning! I've done The President's Stuck in the Bathtub by Susan Katz.

http://blog.schoollibraryjournal.com/afuse8production/2012/05/04/review-of-the-day-the-presidents-stuck-in-the-bathtub-by-susan-katz/

Linda at teacherdance said...

Thank you Elaine. Hope you have a wonderful first May weekend! I am sharing an essay today that tells of the personal importance of poetry and a mother's day poem by Ted Kooser.

Carol said...

Good morning Elaine. Thanks for hosting. Today I have three poems in celebration of the ordinary.http://www.carolwscorner.blogspot.com/2012/05/poetry-friday-pleasure-in-ordinary.html

Linda at teacherdance said...

Sorry-I forgot the link! http://teacherdance.blogspot.com/2012/05/words-worth-saving.html

Steven Withrow said...

Thanks for hosting, Elaine! I'm in with two original poems this week:

One is inspired by a great painting:
http://cracklesofspeech.blogspot.com/2012/05/poem-had-draft-horses-in-george.html

The other is a bit of zoo-illogical nonsense:
http://cracklesofspeech.blogspot.com/2012/05/nonsense-beyond-my-windows.html

Steven Withrow

Katya said...

I have a couple of spring haiku over at Write. Sketch. Repeat.
http://www.katyaczaja.com/posts/haiku-poetry-friday/

Liz Steinglass said...

Hi Elaine,

I have a silly, original poem, "Detour," at Growing Wild http://www.lizsteinglass.com/

Can't wait to follow the Poetry Friday trail.

Liz

jama said...

Do you like obscene words? If so, you'll like Diane Lockward's poem:

http://jamarattigan.com/2012/05/04/friday-feast-talk-almost-dirty-to-me-diane-lockward/

Thanks for hosting today!

Ed DeCaria said...

Hi Elaine!

I am back in action today introducing my new branch of applied statistics ... POEMETRICS!

I want everyone to come by to share their opinions before I start to lay down some facts!

http://thinkkidthink.com/poemetrics-part-1

Doraine Bennett said...

Twitter sonnets??!!

http://dorireads.blogspot.com/2012/05/sonnets-in-strangest-places.html

Diane Mayr said...

At Random Noodling I have a look at NH poets.

The war is over, and so is the book, at Kids of the Homefront Army. It's been a great run!

Kurious Kitty recommends The Poets Laureate Anthology, and, at Kurious K's Kwotes' Richard Eberhart describes poems.

Author Amok said...

Hi, Elaine. I left my link on your Thursday post, but just in case ...

I'm working on Fibonacci poems with third graders this week. My lesson and some student poems are at Author Amok.

http://authoramok.blogspot.com/2012/05/we-got-beat-fibonacci-poems-part-2.html

david elzey said...

finishing up national poetry month with the final roundup of tweeted haiku.

http://fomagrams.wordpress.com/2012/05/04/poetry-friday-the-final-twitku-roundup/

thank you kindly for hosting us all today!

I'm Jet . . . said...

Hello, Elaine, and thank you for hosting.

It's been a rather horsey week over at The Write Sisters. We continue that theme with girl (three) and the black horse by Rg Gregory.

Jet

Tara said...

Thanks for hosting today, Elaine! Over at "A Teaching Life" I am sharing a collection of poems about manners (which are, actually, lots of fun to read!):
http://tmsteach.blogspot.com/2012/05/poetry-friday-oh-how-sylvester-can.html

Andi Sibley said...

Thanks for doing the round up today Elaine! I have a haiku/renku Daisy Chain done by the Poetry Sisters to share on my blog A Wrung Sponge. Great fun!

Sara said...

I'm with Andi in the daisy chain! My post on the haiku game is here: http://saralewisholmes.blogspot.com/2012/05/poetry-friday-renku.html

Thank you for letting us gather at your place today, Elaine.

Jim Hill said...
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Jim Hill said...

My offering is up: The Empty Juice Box Blues.

A daycare delinquent's lament.

Liz in Ink said...

http://liz-scanlon.livejournal.com/191124.html

Hi Elaine: Here's my Poetry Sisters Renku post...
Thanks for hosting!

Sally said...

Hi, Sally at PaperTigers is in with a post about a book about Old Order Mennonite children: http://www.papertigers.org/wordpress/poetry-friday-winterberries-and-apple-blossoms/

Sally said...

PaperTigers is in with a post on a book of poems about Old Order Mennonite children: http://www.papertigers.org/wordpress/poetry-friday-winterberries-and-apple-blossoms/

Sally said...

PaperTigers is in with a post on a book about Old Order Mennonite children: http://www.papertigers.org/wordpress/poetry-friday-winterberries-and-apple-blossoms/

Gregory K. said...

Hi, Elaine - I'm up with an original poem, A Note for My Grandma (Left in her Kitchen).

Thanks for hosting!

violet said...

Hi Elaine,
I read my first verse novel this week. My impressions of Stop Pretending by Sonya Sones are here:

http://line-upon-line.blogspot.ca/2012/05/verse-novels-and-review-of-one-of-them.html

Charles Ghigna said...

Thanks, Elaine! Here's our new "A Poem is a Painting" at The FATHER GOOSE Blog

Lorie Ann Grover said...

Thank you, Elaine!

At On Point I have A Perfect Pause.

Lorie Ann Grover said...

And at readertotz we have Around the Block with Sesame Street. Thanks again!

Donna said...

A poem by me (an objective mother) for my grown daughter's birthday at Mainely Write:
http://mainelywrite.blogspot.com/2012/05/happy-birthday.html

Jone said...

I have two student poems.
http://maclibrary.wordpress.com/2012/05/04/poetry-friday-student-poetry-and-national-poetry-month-reflection/

Julie Larios said...

Hi, Elaine. I'm taking a brief break from The Drift Record this week, but over at Books Around the Table I take a look at idioms in different languages as a source for poetic images.

http://booksaroundthetable.wordpress.com/2012/05/04/cats-dogs-rats-cabbages/

Tricia said...

Hi Elaine,
I'm in today with my take on the daisy chain haiku.
http://missrumphiuseffect.blogspot.com/2012/05/poetry-friday-part-of-chain.html
Thanks for hosting.
I hope you are doing well.
Tricia

Tabatha said...

Hi Elaine! Thanks for hosting!

I wasn't able to leave a comment earlier due to the whims and fancies of my computer, but I am in with Dana Gioia's Pity the Beautiful:

http://tabathayeatts.blogspot.com/2012/05/pity-beautiful.html

Ruth said...

Thank you for hosting! I have a Jane Yolen poem today. Here it is: here.

Joyce Ray said...

Thanks, Elaine for hosting today. I posted a review of Won Ton, A Cat Tale Told in Haiku by Lee Wardlaw at Musings www.joyceray.blogspot.com

Books4Learning said...

Thanks for hosting. Please add my post about A Pocketful of Stars: Poems about the Night.

Books4Learning said...

Here is the link (sorry); http://books4learning.blogspot.com/2012/05/poetry-friday-pocketful-of-stars-poems.html

Betsy said...

Thanks for hosting Elaine! Got myself a new notebook and wrote on the first page today...finally!
http://teachingyoungwriters.blogspot.com/2012/05/new-notebook.html

Shawn said...
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Shawn said...

A late night Friday Poem
Friday's Resolve

Myra Garces-Bacsal from GatheringBooks said...

Hi Elaine, looks like my comment yesterday did not go through. My poetry offering this week in GatheringBooks is a poem from the beautiful and controversial Anais Nin - alongside photos of lovely flowers from the Singapore Botanical Gardens. Here is the link:
http://gatheringbooks.wordpress.com/2012/05/04/poetry-friday-on-flowers-and-anais-nin/

Thank you so much for hosting this week.

April Halprin Wayland said...

Thanks for your thoroughness, Elaine. Really appreciate it!

Mary Lee said...

I found this link in the comments on my post:


I posted lyrics from Matt Nathanson's song All We Are today at Bildungsroman:
http://slayground.livejournal.com/699647.html
http://slayground.livejournal.com/699647.html