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in the comments. I'll be rounding up the links throughout the day.
Poetry Friday: Morning Edition
Award-winning poet Julie Larios
has an original poem for us today at The Drift Record
. She says it’s in the spirit of summer’s blowziness and her grandson’s current love affair with the sprinkler. It’s titled Undone by the Sun
Right here at Wild Rose Reader
, I have an original candy poem titled Fireball
. It just might will sear your poetry taste buds.
has a post titled See
ing Instead of Just Looking
about the “beauty in the ordinariness of life” at A Year of Reading
says she’s got “some fantastic 15 Words or Less poems
inspired by a barbed wire photo at her blog.
Diane Mayr has a passel of poetry posts for us this week. At Random Noodling
, she looks at Archy & Mehitabel. Kids of the Homefront Army
continues with "I Don't Even Know Him." Kurious Kitty
celebrates Gene Kelly. Kurious K's Kwotes'
P.F. quote is by Marilyn Hacker. At The Write Sisters
you'll find a poem called "Things."
Robyn Hood Black
is “remembering a beloved cat with Thomas Gray's humorous 18th-century ode to an over-reaching one...”
says she’s reflecting on poetry criticism this week and how what she likes helps you figure out what you like.
is revisiting a favorite poem, W.H. Auden's "A Summer Night" in a quick little post on her blog Secrets & Sharing Soda
wrote about a great book called Maid as Muse
, which is about Emily Dickinson's relationship with servants in the house and yard.
is sharing a poem from Sara Holbrook's book, WEIRD? ME TOO! LET'S BE FRIENDS!
She thinks intermediate grade readers are going to love this book of "all things friendship!"
has a post about C.K. Williams
, a poet that she discovered through a gorgeous picture book.
has a poem for us in blank verse that was inspired by a July 4th outing with his wife and daughter.
Over at Gathering Books
, you’ll find a poem titled Singapore River
—aka Father Goose
—has a post titled What I Learned from Picture Books
at his blog.
contributes to Poetry Friday with a poem by Beverly Rollwagen
Sara Lewis Holmes
gives us a report from her week at Shakespeare Camp, and an original sestina, Play On
, in her post What gives us Shape?
Poetry Friday: Afternoon Delights
The talented Amy Ludwig VanDerwater
joins in celebrating Poetry Friday with her post First Assignment—Explosions
The Stenhouse Blog
brings us the poem Greguerías by Ramón Gómez de la Serna.
, who says he is on the eve of taking off for nearly two weeks, shares an original poem about his current state of mind called Checklist
Popular children’s poet Douglas Florian
shares an Ocean-Of-Consciousness poem/song by DONOVAN over at the Florian Café.
Rasco from RIF
writes about Father and Son
this Poetry Friday.
shares an original poem titled No Poem Today
. It’s a “writer’s block” poem.
writes about Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart
at her blog.
Ruth gives us a poem by Naomi Shihab Nye titled Trying to Name What Doesn’t Change
Poetry Friday: Evening Edition
is in at Paper Tigers
this week with a post about a surprising little book of haiku and its accompanying Activity Book from Katha Books.
serves up a silly riff on William Carlos Williams—in honor of the peaches that she’s says she’s currently devouring like they're going out of style.
Karissa Knox Sorrell
joins the Poetry Friday crowd with a poem titled Oldest Map of the World
by poet/memoirist Kelle Groom
shares a poem/prayer that she says was inspired by her 13-hour road trip to Pennsylvania with her toddler.
shares a few lines from Randall Jarrell's lovely book, The Bat-Poet
, which she says she and her five-year-old have been enjoying all week.
At Learning to Go
has a poem by Peter Kane Dufault
titled Dear George Eliot