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poetryaction for Flight School

  I shared Flight School before as a Bookalikes for Flat Rabbit, but I ended up doing a poetryaction for it, too:>) One of the things that can make a list poem interesting–more than a simple list, like a grocery list–is a twist. That briefly-flying penguin is so cute and

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Riddle-ku: Haiku for Very Close Reading

Riddle-ku Roundup!

National Poetry Month was so fun! I thought it might be helpful if I posted one page with links to all the riddle-ku, so that if you’re new to them entirely or if you want to return here and use them again, you can use this master list. Since they

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Blush (by Laura Purdie Salas) [poetry friday]

I’ve got a poem up as poem of the day?at PoetryMinute.org, the site started by U.S. Children’s Poet Laureate Kenn Nesbitt that features a children’s poem every day. Today, starting at 7 a.m. and for 24 hours, my poem “Blush” from Stampede! Poems to Celebrate the Wild Side of School,

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Dancin’ (Snow)man (by Laura Purdie Salas) [poetry friday]

Happy Poetry Friday! First, please check out my online holiday card, featuring another adorable snowman, for all of you, my online friends! Ok, thanks:>) Now, I wrote this poem back in 2007, inspired by Mike Wohnoutka’s art for Grace Lin’s Robert’s Snow auction. I had fun writing this poem and thought

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[poetry friday] Mice on Skates (by me)

This week, I had mice on the brain. I recently shared Rebecca Kai Dotlich’s wonderful “Winter Home,” from Lee Bennett Hopkins’ Sharing the Seasons, with a group of librarians. And I read one of my favorite Billy Collins poems, “The Country,” which is hysterical. So when I was putting away

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[poem starter audio] You’d Better Be Scared (by me)

I’m trying something new today, inspired by Amy Ludwig VanDerwater’s post at Author Amok during Laura Shovan’s Techno-Verse celebration.?I recorded a poem starter audio using SoundCloud, which I’d never tried before. Thanks, Amy and Laura, for showing me this tool. It took me a while to figure out some tech

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