BEST FRIENDS ND Happy National Poetry Month!
April is National Poetry Month. Do you have a favorite poem/poet?
Here's a fun one for kids, written by Kenn Nesbitt:
I Bought a Pet Banana
I bought a pet banana
and I tried to teach him t... Posted on 4/3/13 at 10:09 AM
THE NEW FORTY Your soul senses the world that awaits you...
As we sit at the precipice of a new year Ishare with you a poem written by the ever thoughtful and insightful John O'Donohuewho passed away almost five years ago now. John lived his life with purpose ... Posted on 12/31/12 at 5:37 PM
PEACE GARDEN MAMA II mama mondays: letters and words
This first one is courtesy of my husband. Apparently our 6-year-old came home with a piece of paper, and on said paper, a phone number...from a girl. Seems she thought he should have her number.
"B... Posted on 12/12/11 at 12:00 AM
ON MY MIND A poem a day
My 10 year old daughter Amy is very good at writing poems. That's true,at least in this mom's mind.
I think I am not exaggerating.Sheactually won the 1st place for her poetry collection at the Minnes... Posted on 12/2/10 at 12:09 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS A Halloween Poem
Halloween arrived on time this date
No thanks to daylight savings, which I really hate.
The kids were out to simply have some fun
Halloween seems tame, next to H1N1
Santa delivers presents, and right ... Posted on 10/29/09 at 6:54 AM
We’ve published this column about American life for more than four years, and we have finally found a poem about one of the great American pastimes, bowling. “The Big Lebowski” caught bowling on film, and this poem by Regan Huff of Georgia captures it in words.
Don Welch lives in Nebraska and is one of those many talented American poets who have never received as much attention as they deserve. His poems are distinguished by the meticulous care he puts into writing them, and by their deep intelligence. Here is Welch’s picture of a 14-year-old, captured at that awkward and painfully vulnerable step on the way to adulthood.
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