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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...
Madness in March

Madness in March

March Slice of Life No. 31 For my 31st and last slice for the March Slice of Life Story Challenge 2019, I have composed a poem from my March titles. Though it is utter nonsense, somehow meaning seems to linger just below the surface of the words. As for requirements...
Winter Trees

Winter Trees

March Slice of Life No. 26 EM is a delightful kindergartner. She likes pink and all things chocolate.EN, one of EM’s four older brothers,is a wise second grader.EM and EN are best buddies. On a winter day, not long ago, EM and EN spent some time with me. It was...
If you can …

If you can …

March Slice of Life No. 22.Poetry Friday If you can dream and not make dreams your master;If you can think and not make thoughts your aim; . . .From “If–” by Rudyard Kipling I was digitally thumbing pages in a teacher book* from yesteryear: Poems...
Steamy Canned Soup

Steamy Canned Soup

March Slice of Life No. 18 I am participating in Laura Shovan’s “Annual February Daily Poem Project” which we are doing in March this year. We are writing in response to food prompts. Today’s prompt was posted by Diane Mayr. Day 18 —...
Caged Birds

Caged Birds

March Slice of Life No. 15Poetry Friday I.I read a blog post; on that post, I clicked a link about a book.On Amazon I chose to “Look inside” and read a poem . . . The BirdBy Arthur Symons (1865-1945)I have grown tired of sorrow and human tears; Life is a...