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Interactive Poetry Notebook

Interactive Poetry Notebook

Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance. -Carl Sandburg. Registration is OPEN. El Paso, Texas Don’t miss it! Alice Nine has revised her popular Interactive Poetry Notebook Workshop! Workshop Summary In this workshop, teachers will • Outline 5 generic lessons...
Strangest Story

Strangest Story

Poetry Friday I am celebrating #PoetryFriday Easter Weekend and winning a book giveaway … Whoohoo! A BIG thank you to Amy for her POEMS ARE TEACHERS and to Heinemann.   I share again a found poem I wrote last year, words and phrases that I found in...
Cathy’s Red Fox

Cathy’s Red Fox

Poetry Friday. A Photo Exchange:  More than Meets the Eye In April, Margaret Simon and Molly Hogan came up with a plan and invited poets to join in a photo/poetry exchange. Those who were interested submitted a form and then Margaret matched us with someone in a...
Balance

Balance

Poetry Friday  *  Celebrate This Week I am celebrating National Poetry Month by reading poetry, writing poetry, and reflecting on poetry. Reading Poetry. Each morning this past week I’ve opened my screen to read a poem by Amy Ludwig VanDerwater at The Poem Farm...
The Resurrection

The Resurrection

March Slice of Life No. 30.   *   Poetry Friday     This week as I read  “What Are We to Make of Jesus Christ?” — an essay from God in the Dock by C.S. Lewis, words and phrases expressing uniquely Lewis’s thoughts about Jesus’...
Song of Joy

Song of Joy

March Slice of Life No. 4. In February, I joined Laura Shovan’s poetry challenge. Each day we were presented visual art as a prompt to draft an ekphrastic poem.  On Day 17, Tricia Stohr-Hunt shared “The Tall White Sun” (1917), a painting by Charles...