March 29, 2012 @ 4:08 pm | Filed under: Poetry
“Introduction to Poetry”
by Billy Collins
I ask them to take a poem
and hold it up to the light
like a color slide
or press an ear against its hive…
“Because You Asked about the line between Prose and Poetry”
by Howard Nemerov
Sparrows were feeding in a freezing drizzle
That while you watched turned to pieces of snow
Other booknotes: Tale of Tom Kitten; Odyssey for Children (Beanie); 1984 (Jane). Rose read a stack of Seuss to Huck.
Poetry Friday: Wind. Fields. Night. Left. Again. Need.
Poetry Friday: The Dream Keeper by Langston Hughes
Poetry with kids, Storified