April 27, 2012

Today’s guest poetry poster (despite the title) is my talented friend April Pulley Sayre. When I got to the part about what her teacher did to her, I gasped. Here…

April 26, 2012

Thank you, Michael J. Rosen, for being today’s guest poetry poster! Here is an interview with Michael and here is the podcast I did with him. In “Running with Trains,”…

April 24, 2012

The funny and fabulously talented Lisa Wheeler is today’s guest poetry poster! Why not check out (and LIKE) Lisa’s Facebook Page? Mother Goose was my very first introduction to poetry….

April 23, 2012

Please welcome Charles Ghigna as today’s guest poetry poster!     “I hate poetry.” I’ve heard that a million times. I used to say it myself. As a teenager, I…

April 22, 2012

Today’s guest poetry poster is Laurel Snyder. It breaks my heart when I talk to a kid who says they “hate poetry” or that they “can’t read poetry.”  Especially if…

April 21, 2012

Today’s guest poet poster is Anastasia Suen. Follow Anastasia on Facebook. Follow her on Twitter. Anastasia at age 12: I wrote my first book when I was eleven. It was…

April 20, 2012

Betsy’s site Betsy on Twitter   From Betsy:   Poetry’s a portal I walk through, where I scratch scabs to find forgotten memories, where I tickle kids with tiny details,…

April 19, 2012

Today’s guest poetry poster is Rebecca Kai Dotlich, giving a very serious lesson, so pay extra attention. 1. Put yourself in a rhyme trance, focusing only on rhyme. Hummmmm cat…