Friday, March 12, 2010
Poetry Friday Roundup
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 exciting news about her own poetry in addition to sharing Michael Saleman's Portrait of Walt Whitman.
Mary Ann of Great Kids Books is sharing a review of Technically, It's Not My Fault.
Danika from TeachingBooks.net shares science poems written and read aloud by Jon Scieszka.
Laura Salas is sharing an original poem, "I Sailed A Poem to The Grocery Store." She's also sharing 15 Words or Less poems.
Sara is sharing two science poems by Rebecca Holmes.
Diane at Random Noodling is sharing an original haiku.
Kurious Kitty is sharing a Jack Kerouac quote about haiku and celebrating what would have been his 88th birthday. (Also check out Kurious Kitty's Kurio Kabinet.)
Travis from 100 Scope Notes is sharing a gallery of book spine poems.
Charlotte has reviewed Amy Krouse Rosenthal's Wonder Book.
Elaine is sharing an original acrostic at Wild Rose Reader. And at Blue Rose Girls she is sharing Cold Spring by Lawrence Raab.
Tiel Aisha Ansari is sharing an original poem.
Megan from Homeschooling on the Run is sharing a Mary Oliver poem.
Angie from Angieville is sharing Soup and Bread by Diane Swan.
Karen is sharing some William Butler Yeats.
Mr. Chompchomp is sharing "Things I Don't Eat."
The Book Maven is sharing her thoughts on J. Patrick Lewis' Countdown to Summer.
Jama Rattigan is reviewing Douglas Florian's Poetrees.
Jeannine Atkins is sharing her thoughts on poetry ambivalence in two children's classics--Winnie the Pooh and Alice in Wonderland.
Shelf Elf is sharing a perfect haiku written by one of her nine year old students.
Cazzy is sharing a poem from Cynthia Rylant's God Went To Beauty School.
Madelyn is lamenting the loss of her cell phone by sharing an original haiku.
Kristin is sharing an original poem, The Long Winter.
Teaching Authors is sharing Lost at the San Diego Zoo by April Halprin Wayland. (And also an exercise on how to generate poem ideas.)
Ruth is sharing Separation from Those We Love by Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
Jone has a contest and a few original poems.
Kelly is in with The Goblin Market.
Mandy is in with "On the Other Side of the Door" by Jeff Moss.
Tabatha is sharing "Without" by Laura Purdie Salas.
Laura is sharing a haiku by Issa.
Barbara is sharing a St Patrick's Day poem.
The Stenhouse Blog is sharing a student poem by Trevor, age 12.
Sylvia is writing about a new series of poet biographies.
I'm in with a review of The Dancing Pancake, a verse novel for children.
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