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Poetry Friday: Celebrating Naomi Shihab Nye, Young People‚Äôs Poet Laureate

Mary Lee Hahn at A Year of Reading has all the poetry goodness of the world. This week many in the Poetry Friday Literasphere are celebrating our new Young People’s Poet Laureate, Naomi Shihab Nye. I was thrilled to hear … Continue reading

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NaWriPoMo 19: Playing with Poetry 2/30

Mary Lee found these on Amazon. It sure was easier to buy the set for this month. Can’t wit to use with students. I pulled twelve paint chips and a prompt: I attempted including as much and as many of … Continue reading

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NaWriPoMo 1/30: Welcome to National Poetry Month

Thanks to Mary Lee @Poetrepository and @A Year of Reading for the great idea of “Playing with Poetry”. I have my tools ready and am looking forward to a month of wordplay. I believe my niece gave me the box … Continue reading

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