Early Morning Edition
Here at Wild Rose Reader, I have an interview with children’s poet and anthologist Paul B. Janeczko.
At Blue Rose Girls, I have Grief Calls us to the Things of This World, a poem by Sherman Alexie.
John Mutford at the Book Mine Set is in with review of an anthology of Chinese-Canadian poetry called Swallowing Clouds.
Kelly Fineman joins the Poetry Friday Posters with Remember, a poem by by Christina Rossetti, over at Writing and Ruminating.
Stacey from Two Writing Teachers has an original poem for us entitled The Climbing Tree.
Tadmack took time out from packing to post Animal Spirits, a poem by Denise Levertov, at Finding Wonderland.
Stacey has the start of a thinking/wondering poem draft over at her blog, Crafty Creations. She said she’ll be writing the poem today in Writing Workshop alongside her kids.
At A Wrung Sponge, Cloudscome has three lovely haiku written by Richard Wright for us--and of course, some beautiful photographs!
Sara Lewis Holmes of Read Write Believe has a poem from Rainer Maria Rilke’s Book of Hours: Love Poems to God.
Tricia has posted A Baseball Poem by J. Patrick Lewis at The Miss Rumphius Effect.
Writer2b has a review of Madeleine L'Engle's poetry collection A Cry Like a Bell.
Sylvia Vardell of Poetry for Children has a review of Naked Bunyip Dancing, a book written by Australian poet Steven Herrick.
Mary Lee Hahn of A Year of Reading has a “take-off” poem she wrote for Charlotte Huck's poetry class when she was getting her MA at OSU.
At Read. Imagine. Talk, Jenny is in with some thoughts about Elizabeth Bishop's One Art.
Laura Salas posts her traditional Friday 15 Words or Less Poems.
Laura Salas also has a review of Brian Cleary’s Rainbow Soup.
Sarah Reinhard of Just Another Day of Catholic Pondering, joins in the poetry posters with Queen of the Apostles.
At Picture Book of the Day, Anastasia Suen is groovin’ with Jazz by Walter Dean Myers.
Little Willow of Slayground gives us Ellen Grover’s No Longer for this last Poetry Friday in May.
At Write Time, Linda Kulp has an original Tribute Pantoum she wrote for her mother who was recently diagnosed with lung cancer.
Jama Rattigan is sharing Monologue for an Onion, by Suji Kwock Kim.
Karen Edmisten has a post and a survey about Emily Dickinson for us.
Christine M. has Spring Carol by Robert Louis Stevenson at The Simple and the Ordinary.
Guess who else has an original poem for us this Friday? Kelly Herold of Big A, little a!
Here she is! And it's still morning, even. MotherReader has a poem from and review of Red Butterfly.
At Becky’s Book Reviews, Becky’s got an original haiku celebrating the good news that beef brisket is GOOD for you!
Anne K. of Morning Glory Alley, says she’s got a poem about compost over at her blog.
Check out the Haiku from Mrs’ Fisher’s Class at Check It Out.
Maybe you’re in the mood for a little Wordsworth this last Friday of May? Then head on over to HipWriterMama.
Sheila of Greenridge Chronicles is in with some HD and some Longfellow, both in a bit of a beach mood…she says.
At In Need of Chocolate, Sarah has posted Shakespeare's Sonnet 54.
Lisa C. of A Little of This, A Little of That has Catlin Crawford’s When I Think of Home for us today.
Sarah Miller of Reading, Writing, Musing… gives us a poem by Hafiz entitled In A Circus Booth.
At Adventures in Daily Living, Suzanne is sharing a Tom Robinson poem.
Jules of 7-Imp has posted the entire text of two poems and some prose from Honeybee, a book written by one of my favorite poets--Naomi Shihab Nye.
Liz in Ink has a short post about her school's literacy parade and an original poem by one of her daughters about vacation!
Becky at Farm School has some audio poems for us and gives us the scoop on PennSound.
At There is no such thing as a God-forsaken town, Ruth has a poem entitled The Age of Dinosaurs, which was written by James Scruton.