Category Archives: others’ poetry

A Monumental Poem

This week, with all the talk of refugees, I’ve found myself thinking of the poem, “The New Colossus,” written by Emma Lazarus in 1883 to help raise funds for the Statue of Liberty’s pedestal and posted on the interior of … Continue reading

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A Cento for National Poetry Month

My children’s poets group chose to write cento poems for our National Poetry Month project. For those who don’t know, a cento is like a poem collage. The poet takes exact lines from existing poems and arranges them to make … Continue reading

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Unbridled Creativity: An Experience with Children and Poetry

I shared my collection of truck poems with my son’s second grade class this morning. I haven’t shared my writing with one of his classes since he was in kindergarten. I did it once that year and several times when … Continue reading

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