Category Archives: National Poetry Month

There’s an App for That!

You know what I hear a lot about finding good poetry? That it’s just too hard to find. Sure, you can find the classic stuff by wandering through the library’s poetry section (if you can direct the Dear Reader to the … Continue reading

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Poetry in the Age of the Internet (Dial up or Facebook)

For National Poetry Month, let’s consider some poetic arts. I feel that people have a tendency to think of poetry as just old white guys whose writing you were forced to read in high school. Modern poetry is, I think, … Continue reading

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If you are a dreamer, do come in…

So begins April, National Poetry Month! And what better way to start than with kids’ books! Poetry is written for all kinds of people, and there are tons of great books and authors for kids of all ages and reading levels. … Continue reading

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Shall I Compare Thee to a Blog Post?

  It’s almost that time of year! No silly, not Spring! It’s almost time for poetry month! April is National Poetry Month, and as a huge poetry dork, I could not be more excited! If you’re interested in learning more … Continue reading

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