Category Archive: poetry

The Rules of Writing Poetry

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One of my students, Allandra, just e-mailed me this morning. (She’s also a co-author of DEAL WITH IT! Powerful Words from Smart, Young Women. I’m not sure what prompted her note to me,… Continue reading

Poetry Friday (almost)

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I wrote a poem from my wn entry:  special place.  I saved it for Poetry Friday (and then missed it from the pure chaos of the day!).  Everyday Special This place is full… Continue reading

Lunch Box Poetry

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I had an idea in the shower this morning (the place of many wonderful thoughts). When I have kids I think I’m going to put a poem into their lunch box every day… Continue reading

Poetry Friday: Valerie Worth Poems

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Some lovely small poems by Valerie Worth: chairs Chairs Seem To Sit Down On Themselves, almost as if They were people, Some fat, some thin; Settled comfortably On their own seats, Some even… Continue reading