I am participating in #SOL21. Thanks for providing this space to write, read, and grow.
A quiet day.
Patches of gray sky,
blue blending in.
Small patches of snow
the day grows warmer.
A good day.
Time for old friends
to connect –
at this outdoor gathering.
Friends for 30 years plus.
Connecting on this
It’s almost here. Are you ready? April is National Poetry Month, so why not try reading a poem each day? We all love Jack Prelutsky and Shel Silverstein. What about some new poets? Here are some suggestions for great poetry selections:
Coombs, Kate. 2012. Water Sings Blue: Ocean Poems. San Francisco: Chronicle Books.
Florian, Douglas. 2012. UnBEElievables: honeybee poems and paintings. NY: Beach Lane Books.
Harley, Avis. 2008. The Monarch’s Progress: Poems with Wings. Honesdale, PA: WordSong.
Heard, Georgia. 1998. Awakening the Heart. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, K-6
Holbrook, Sara. 2003. By Definition. Honesdale, PA: Boyds Mills Press.
Heard, Georgia and Lester Laminack. 2008. Reading and Writing Across the Year. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, K-2
Worth, Valerie.1996. All the Small Poems and Fourteen More. NY: Farrar, Straus.
Vardell, Sylvia and Janet Wong. 2012. The Poetry Friday Anthology. NJ: Pomelo Books,
Wong, Janet. 2007. Twist: Yoga Poems. NY: Margaret K. McElderry Books.
Young, Judy. 2006. R is for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet. Ann Arbor, MI: Sleeping Bear Press.