Saturday, April 19, 2008

Recap of the Third Week of National Poetry Month at Wild Rose Reader


REMINDER: Leave a comment at any one of my posts at Wild Rose Reader dated from April 13th through April 19th and I will include your name in a drawing to win a children’s poetry book. The drawing will take place tomorrow, April 20, 2008. I have three poetry books to give away as prizes. Two of the books were written by Joyce Sidman, the award-winning children's poet I interviewed for Wild Rose Reader this week.

Remember...if you leave a comment at one of my posts this week, you may win one of these poetry books:

Song of the Water Boatman & Other Pond Poems

Butterfly Eyes and Other Secrets of the Meadow
All by Herself: 14 Girls Who Made a Difference

Recap of the Third Week of National Poetry Month at Wild Rose Reader

April 13--A Fairy Tale Tune
April 14--Recipe Poem: How to Make a Morning
April 15--Poem-Making (A Review of the Book by Myra Cohn Livingston) and A Poem for Your Pocket
April 16--Lilacs: An Acrostic Poem
April 17--Poetry Book Review: On the Farm, A Ring/Drum/Blanket Poem by Kelly R. Fineman, Ring/Drum/Blanket Poems by Tricia & Cloudscome, and A Ring/Drum/Blanket Poem by Diane Davis
April 18--Interview with Joyce Sidman
April 19--How to Bring Spring: An Original Poem

Elsewhere in the Kidlitosphere

Poetry in the Classroom at The Miss Rumphius Effect
Sunday: A Wreath for Emmett Till
Monday: Reaching for the Moon
Tuesday: Through the Year
Wednesday: Poetry Aloud
Thursday: Mud, Stone and Fossil Bones
Friday: School Daze
Saturday: Animals Abound

Bloggers Who Are Posting Original Poems Every Day during National Poetry Month
Cloudscome at A Wrung Sponge
Gregory K. at GottaBook
Jone (aka MsMac) at Deo Writer

Bloggers Who Are Posting Student Poems on Poetry Fridays in April
Jone of Check It Out: Winning Poem and Third Grade Haiku
Mary Lee at A Year of Reading: Acrostics That Say Something

At Seven Impossible Things
Check out Jules' post Poetry Friday: An Interview with The Poetry Seven (Or, Cutting Loose Over Cutting a Swath). The Poetry Seven are the talented bloggers who collaborated on writing a crown sonnet: Sara Lewis Holmes, Laura Purdie Salas, Tricia Stohr-Hunt, Liz Garton Scanlon, Tanita S. Davis (TadMack), Andromeda Jazmon (Andi), and Kelly Fineman.


Andromeda Jazmon said...

Thanks for rounding all this up. What a rich month we are having!

Elaine Magliaro said...


National Poetry Month rocks in the kidlitosphere this year--thanks to bloggers like you and Tricia and Gregory and Kelly F. and Jone and Mary Lee--and so many others!

I loved the interview with all the crown sonnet contributors at 7-Imp.