Poetry Friday 030708 Originally uploaded by teachergal Every Friday we read a poem together. I found this one in a poetry book I just got and thought I’d share it … Continue Reading POETRY FRIDAY: This sheet is for my class’s Morning Meeting
Giving the Gift of Poetry Originally uploaded by teachergal I was tagged by Megan for the Passion Quilt Meme. Essentially one needs to think about what they’re passionate with regard … Continue Reading Passion Quilt Meme
I’m sure I won’t be the only person posting this poem today: The Original Leap Year Poem by Anonymous Thirty days hath September, April, June and November. All the rest … Continue Reading Poetry Friday: Leap Year
I just learned about World Water Day, which is on March 22nd. Since the closest walk is in NYC that day, I will be doing the virtual walk. That being … Continue Reading Poetry Friday: Water
Yesterday a fourth grade classroom I work with kicked off their poetry study by mapping their hearts (sans Georgia Heard). Stacey & I did this a few months ago for … Continue Reading What’s on your heart?
It’s 2 a.m. and I’m up sick. I’ve been drinking flat soda, but still feel under the weather. Hence, I went over to my computer and found a poem by … Continue Reading under the weather on poetry friday
One of my dearest friends is turning 31 today. I just sent her an iomoi card with a poem tucked into my online greeting. I give each of my students … Continue Reading Spreading the joy of poetry
We got married by two rabbis. One of them is a friend from college, the other our rabbi from NYC. In this case our rabbi from NYC, Felicia Sol, delivered … Continue Reading Poetry Friday: Each of Us Has a Name
This poem comes from the book Earth Lines: Poems for the Green Age by Pat Moon. I Am a Tree I am a tree. Like you I … One difference … Continue Reading Poetry Friday: I Am a Tree
I picked up a book of poetry edited Lee Bennett Hopkins, Wonderful Words, at the New England Mobile Book Fair earlier this month. It was one I hadn’t seen before. … Continue Reading I Am the Book
I stumbled into a colleague’s classroom on Tuesday and found a chart posted about line breaks. It included a poem by Zoe Ryder White, whose work I was unfamiliar with. … Continue Reading Stumbling into a first grade classroom
I’ve always been prone to putting reminders, poems, and more on my students’ desks through the years. I’ve rarely received a complaint from a student about this, but I’m sure … Continue Reading The “Stuff” on the Desks
Another wedding poem… an original (of course) list poem. Debacles (that really don’t matter) In the end, who really cares that… My wedding ring got stuck on my finger the … Continue Reading Poetry Friday: Another Wedding One
If you’re a regular reader of this blog, then you’re aware that poetry is not a genre in which my writing is strong. However, the day after my wedding, I … Continue Reading Poetry Friday: The Day After
I woke up this morning and thought of Stacey. Here’s the poem that’s been rattling around in my brain. My grandma gave it to me when I got married, unfortunately I … Continue Reading Wedding Bells are Ringing.
Ruth: I found this poem and thought I’d post it… so glad you’re my co-blogger AND my friend! Warmest wishes for the holidays! –Stacey Standing by, All the way. Here … Continue Reading Poetry Friday: A Tribute to My Co-Blogger Ruth