Friday, November 27, 2009

Poetry Friday Round-Up

Hi! Welcome to Becky's Book Reviews. I'm happy to be hosting this week's Poetry Friday round-up. Please leave a link in the comments. I'll be rounding up throughout the day as I can.

Author Amok is sharing a pi/e poem.

Susan Taylor Brown is sharing Grocery Shopping with Mom.

A Year of Reading is in with Manners.

Reflective Ink is in with two haiku.

Shelf Elf is in with Winter Trees.

PaperTigers is in with a post on the poetry of Spike Milligan.

Write Time is in with an original Thanksgiving poem.

Random Noodling is in with Perhaps the World Ends Here.

Ruth is in with a review of E-Mails from Scheherazad.

A Chair, A Fireplace, & A Tea Cozy is in with a review of Only A Witch Can Fly.

Wild Rose Reader shares pictures and links for a party celebrating Lee Bennett Hopkins.

Political Verses shares a poem about Sarah Palin.

Blue Rose Girls shares Eating Poetry, a poem honoring Lee Bennett Hopkins.

Carol is in with a review of Pony Island.

Color Online is spotlighting Tara Betts.

Poetry for Children is in with a review of Pumpkin Butterfly.

Writing and Ruminating is in with some Lewis Carroll.

Julie shares The Day After.

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Susan Taylor Brown said...

Thanks for hosting, Becky.

I'm in with an original poem. GROCERY SHOPPING WITH MOM, one that was cut from my book, HUGGING THE ROCK.

Mary Lee said...

I have a poem today about manners -- equally applicable to yesterday's feasting and today's shopping:

Thanks for hosting!

Author Amok said...

Hi, Becky. Thanks for hosting. Because we're enjoying T-day leftovers, I'm sharing a pie poem. But it's also a Pi poem -- every line corresponds to a digit in Pi. Clever Loreen Pelletier is the poet.

Anonymous said...

Hi, Becky, and thanks for hosting this week!

I'm sharing two original haiku at my blog, Reflective Ink.

Gisele :)

Shelf Elf said...

Thanks for hosting Becky! Happy Thanksgiving to all those celebrating.

Here is the link to my poem, Winter Trees, by William Carlos Williams

Elaine Magliaro said...


Thanks for doing the roundup on the day after Thanksgiving.

At Wild Rose Reader, I have pictures from the Poetry Party that was held in honor of Lee Bennett Hopkins at the 2009 NCTE Annual Convention. The post also includes a poem by Billy Collins and a link to "Eating Poetry," the poem that I wrote for Lee's tribute book.

At Politcal Verses, I have "Who's the Turkey," an original poem about Sarah Palin.

Sally Ito said...

PaperTigers is in today with a post on the poetry of Spike Milligan.

Linda said...

Hi Becky, thanks for hosting! I'm in with an original Thanksgiving poem at

Diane Mayr said...

Happy Leftovers Day! I have a poem by Joy Harjo, "Perhaps the World Ends Here" at

Ruth said...

I posted a review of Mohja Kahf's book E-Mails from Scheherazad here. Thanks for hosting!

Liz B said...

I'm in with a review of ONLY A WITCH CAN FLY at

Marjorie said...

Here's the link to Sally's post for PaperTigers!

Thanks fpr hosting :-)

Elaine Magliaro said...

At Blue Rose Girls, I have A Poem for a Poetry Man.

Carol said...

I'm in with a review of PONY ISLAND for the horse lovers in the crowd!

Color Online said...

Twice a month at Color Online, we spotlight a woman writer of color. This week, we feature poet, Tara Betts. Hope you'll check out what Ms. Betts has to say.

Sylvia Vardell said...

Thanks for hosting, Becky. Today I'm writing about PUMPKIN BUTTERFLY, a new collection by Heidi Mordhorst. See you soon!

Anonymous said...

Hi Becky! Thanks for hosting!

I'm in today with The Walrus and the Carpenter by Lewis Carroll. Here's my link info for you:

Julie Reinhardt said...

I've posted a poem called "The Day After", as a sort of "poke to self" to remember there are billions of hungry people in the world.

I'm Jet . . . said...

I'm here late to the party with a poem -- odd and lovely all at the same time.

You can find it here at