April is National Poetry Month

Here are some of our favorite poetry related ideas and resources. I’m really liking these “write your own poems” workbooks by Usborne. The kiddos are learning about different types of poems with space for trying out the techniques. The illustrations are fun, colorful, and engaging. I have a very reluctant writer and though it has … Continue reading April is National Poetry Month

Hazel Autumn Leaf

We were so excited to find an example of a hazel leaf on a walk to the bookstore during an autumn rain shower. The Autumn Leaves by Wes Magee In autumn the trees wave in the wind and the leaves come tumbling down, down, down, down. Here they come, hundreds and thousands of leaves in … Continue reading Hazel Autumn Leaf

Book Spine Poetry – March

Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? It’s Raining Pigs and Noodles, By Lantern Light, One Morning in Maine.

Book Spine Poetry – February

How Do I Love You? Strong and Good, Ever Faithful, No Better Friend, Wildheart.

California Acrostic

Can’t it be they way it was? Almost, but not quite Loving a place isn’t enough I wish it was Future —- unpredictable Or is it clear as day? Red flames and yellow-gray smoke make it hard to see clearly Never want to say goodbye Instead I’ll say Au revoir…