National Poetry Month

So what am I doing to celebrate this most wonderful month?

1.  Plan to write a poem a day.

2. Thirty Days~Thirty Students~Thirty Poems at my Check It Out blog.  Will feature student work each day.

3. Poetry Postcard project. Receive a poem on a postcard from one of my students.

The prompt at One Single Impression is “avatar”. When I read the word, I thought the movie and the little computer avatar of me on Yahoo. Decided to look up the definition of avatar and found this:

“embodiment: a new personification of a familiar idea; “the embodiment of hope”; “the incarnation of evil”; “the very avatar of cunning”–wordnet.princeton.edu

she flings seeds here, there
her avatar, kindness, shows
spring’s profuse blossoms

What are you doing for National Poetry Month?

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5 Responses to National Poetry Month

  1. rdl says:

    good plan! i’m trying it too!

  2. SandyCarlson says:

    This is beautiful. The Rumphius effect!

  3. Annie says:

    I love the idea of sendind a postcard with a poem to friends. I am going to add this to my list of post-work activities I will indulge in. God bless you on this Good Friday and beginning of Easter weekend. Love, Annie

  4. Loch Rob says:

    I have this image of birds flinging seeds around and flowers blooming. Spring is with us now!

  5. So much ambition for the month – good for you! I’m looking forward to all the juicy reads.

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