Poetry Friday Roundup
Here we go folks!
Shelf Elf: A wonderful little haiku and a book recommendation to boot!
Jama Rattigan: Links us to a poem authored by Gregory Djanikian who is the Head of the Creative Writing Program at the University of Pennsylvania.
Kelly Herold: Posts a review about another Visions in Poetry Book.
Stephanie: Writes about Elizabeth Bishop and then links us to her favorite Bishop Poem.
John Mutford: Wrote his own poem thanks to some inspiration from a mentor poet.
Liz in Ink: Links us to a poem by Kipling written a long, long time ago!
TadMack: The poems posted here will get your mind going!
Sara Lewis Holmes: Gets you thinking about sonnets.
Cloudscome: Shares a Taylor Mali Poem.
Karen Edmisten: Also shared a Billy Collins Poem.
Tricia at Miss Rumphius: More sonnets!
Little Willow: A poignant poem on for the last day of November.
Wild Rose Reader: Reminds us that Chanukkah is coming next week with this submission.
Blue Rose Girls: Ditto on the “Chanukkah is coming” thing!
Becky at Farm School: Gets us ready for another December holiday: Christmas.
Maria: Pays homage to the beloved barristas in our lives.
Kelly: Shares a plethora of information and some info on a new John Lithgow Book.
By Sun and Candlelight: Gets us ready for the new month that’s beginning (today).
Sheila: Shares a poem about the season that’s departing in less than three weeks.
Literacy Teacher: Started thinking about the snowy winter.
Eisha: Shares part of a poem entitled “I’d like to describe.”
Susan: Posted an e.e. cummings.
Becky: Posted one about Cinderella.
Susan from Chicken Spaghetti: Posts a classic Roald Dahl Poem.
Franki: Shares a new title with us.
Miss Erin: Gives us an honest review and a poem.
Robin Brande: Has a writers’ strike rap.
Michele: Gets us thinking about William Blake.
Semicolon: Shares “My Sister’s Sleep.”
Literacy Safari: Provokes our thinking about immigration with their submission.
The Simple and the Ordinary: Shares a lovely Robert Frost Poem.
Shannon Cole: Shares “You and I.”
HipWriterMama: Invites you in to a Poetry Slam.
AWESOME TEACHERY IDEAS:
The Reading Zone: Inspired me to hold a Poetry Museum in my classroom thanks to her post.