Thursday, July 22, 2010

Poetry Friday: Round Up

So, I've been away, but I have the round-up for this week.  Please add your links...I am on the West Coast, and I will be updating in the early afternoon...so please check back to see the list!

Little Willow has posted a great (and well-known) monologue from Hamlet at Bildungsroman.

Laura at all things poetry continues her series of religious poems with a lovely poem by Vittoria Colonna

At Wistful Wanderings, Allison has posted a poem about the rush of the roller coaster, and she wants to remind us all to take a look at the side bar on her blog to find out about and participate in the current Creativity Challenge.

Tabatha Yeats has a historical piece about an Acadian Girl titled, Evangline: A Tale of Acadie at Tabatha Yeats: The Opposite of Indifference.

At Author Amok, Laura continues her 50 state tour of the Poet Laureates.  She is in Washington this week, where the position of poet laureate is 'temporarily suspended.  She shares a poem by Sam Green about the act of writing poetry.

Laura Salas has two poems for us today.  She has a poem written by her daughter Rebecca Kai Dotlich here, and Poems in 15 words or less here.

Ruth at There is no such thing as a God-forsaken town has a beautiful translation of Izumi Shikibu's Although the Wind...

Live. Love. Explore with Irene Latham has One Art for us...which happens to be about 'The art of losing things," an art I know I have perfected...

Jama at Alphabet Soup has Word Tasting for us today here.

What do we need?  Mary Lee has a poem for us about just that at A Year of Reading.


The Poem Farm has the 9th poem in a series of poems about poems.  How very appropriate is it that this weeks post is simply titled: Poem.

Linda at Write Time has another object poem titled 'Miss Myrtle's Table for us this week here.

The Stenhouse Blog has a powerful poem - Cincinnati by Mitsuye Yamada here.

Sally of Paper Tigers blog has a book review of Canadian Poems for Canadian Kids here.  Being that I am a Canadian Teacher, I am particularly intrigued by this book...Sometimes good Canadian content is hard to find!

The Goose has two poem postings this week - one about RAIN for kids at the FATHER GOOSE blog and one about TIME for grownups at the BALD EGO blog.  Take a moment to take a look at both of them!

Wild Rose Reader has an original poem for us this week. (I always admire bloggers who post their original poems... I am still much to self-conscious to put my poems out on the Internet).  Check out Elaine's Things to Do if You Are a Mountain.

Ben has an intriguing E.E. Cummings poem for us today: [as freedom is a breakfast food].  This one is great, but be sure to give it the time it deserves...

Heidi M of My Juicy Little Universe has a gut-wrenching piece called "Prayer for the Man Who Mugged My Father, 72," here.

Janet S. offers us a review of Absolutely Wild written by Dennis Webster and illustrated by his daughter, Kim Webster Cunningham - it is a collection of 16 poems celebrating a variety of wild animals complemented by hand-colored linoleum prints.  The link is here.

Liz in Ink has a poem by Carrie Fountain from her National Poetry Prize winning book here.

Gregory K. has some Fib news for us and is Fibbing on a Poetry Friday.


Did I skip you?  Did I copy the link wrong?  Please let me know!  Have a Great Weekend!



24 comments:

  1. Hi Breanne,

    Thanks for hosting! This week I offer a poem by Vittoria Colonna at
    http://teachpoetryk12.com/vittoria-colonna-1492-1547/

    Enjoy!

    Laura Evans

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  2. Hi Breanne,

    I have a poem about the rush of the roller coaster at Wistful Wanderings, and a reminder to all of the poets out there to participate in the Creativity Challenge (see side bar on the blog for the image prompt).

    Thanks for hosting!
    Alison

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  3. Hi Breanne!

    Thanks for hosting. I've got Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie today. http://www.tabathayeatts.blogspot.com/

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  4. Hi, Breanne. I'm visiting Washington State, where the poet laureate position is in limbo. PL Sam Green's poem, "If You Had to," asks about poetry and effort.

    www.authoramok.com

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  5. Hi, Breanne, and thanks for hosting. I'm in the PF loop today as a visitor, and I look forward to reading everyone's poetry posts.

    The Writer's Armchair

    ~Toby

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  6. Hi Breanne, I'm in with a fantastic poem for my daughter by Rebecca Kai Dotlich at http://laurasalas.livejournal.com/229235.html. And I've got 15 Words or Less poems at http://laurasalas.livejournal.com/229051.html. Drop by and add a poem!

    Thanks for hosting:>)

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  7. Thanks for hosting! I'm in with this.

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  8. Breanne, thanks for hosting!! I've been losing things lately, so I am in with Elizabeth Bishop's famous villanelle on the subject ONE ART. http://irenelatham.blogspot.com/2010/07/art-of-losing-things.html
    Yay for all things poetic!

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  9. Today I'm offering a "Word Tasting" at alphabet soup: http://jamarattigan.livejournal.com/448662.html.

    Thanks for hosting, Breanne!

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  10. Good morning all! Thanks for hosting, Breanne!

    My poem today is about what we need.

    http://readingyear.blogspot.com/2010/07/poetry-friday-what-we-need.html

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  11. Thank you for hosting, Breanne!
    Today I am in with my ninth PF poem about poetry...titled "Poem". You can find it here: http://poemfarm.blogspot.com/2010/07/poetry-friday-mypowriye-114-poem.html

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  12. Good morning, Breanne! Thank you for hosting. Today at Write Time, I'm in with another object poem at: http://lindakullp.blogspot.com.
    Have a great weekend!

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  13. We have the poem Cincinnati by Mitsuye Yamada on The Stenhouse blog. Enjoy!

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  14. Sally here at PaperTigers. We're in this Friday with Canadian Poems for Canadian Kids:http://www.papertigers.org/wordpress/poetry-friday-canadian-poems-for-canadian-kids/
    Thanks for hosting, Breanne!

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  15. The Goose has two poem postings this week, one about RAIN for kids @ the FATHER GOOSE blog and one about TIME for grownups @ the BALD EGO blog

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  16. Thanks so much for doing the roundup this week!

    At Wild Rose Reader, I have an original list poem titled "Things to Do If You Are a Mountain."

    http://wildrosereader.blogspot.com/2010/07/things-to-do-if-you-are-mountain.html

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  17. Thanks for letting me know the TIME poem for grownups link did not connect. Here's the fix, I hope! BALD EGO blog

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  18. I've been writing about Cummings this week and for Poetry Friday I'm sharing a poem of his I just discovered:
    http://thesmallnouns.blogspot.com/2010/07/poetry-friday-ee-cummings.html

    Thanks for hosting.

    --Ben

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  19. Thanks for hosting, Breanne--I have a gutwrenching piece called "Prayer for the Man Who Mugged My Father, 72" at http://myjuicylittleuniverse.blogspot.com.

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  20. Thank you so much for hosting. I have a poem by Carrie Fountain today:http://liz-scanlon.livejournal.com/153839.html

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  21. Thanks for hosting. My offering - Absolutely Wild written by Dennis Webster and illustrated by his daughter, Kim Webster Cunningham - is a collection of 16 poems celebrating a variety of wild animals complemented by hand-colored linoleum prints.

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  22. Oops! Breanne, I have a typo in my link above. It should be:
    http://lindakulp.blogspot.com/

    Sorry for any confusion.

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  23. Thanks for hosting! I'm up with a bit of Fib news (including someone posting a Fib a day for a year!):

    Fibbing on a Poetry Friday

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  24. I have two poems from Emily Dickinson that I'd like to share since I've been reading A Voice of Her Own: Becoming Emily Dickinson by Barbara Dana. They're at

    http://www.nicolemarieschreiber.com/Nicole_Marie_Schreiber/Blog/Entries/2010/7/23_Poetry_Friday__Emily_Dickinson.html

    Thank you so much for hosting!

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