The Progressive Poem 2017 Is Here!

Happy Poetry Month! For those who don’t know what the Kidlitosphere Progressive Poem is, it is a yearly event conceived and hosted by poet Irene Latham. Each day, the poem travels to a different blog, and the blogger adds his or her line. You never know where the poem will end up, but it’s always […]

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The Progressive Poem 2015 Is Here!

Happy Poetry Month! For those who don’t know what the Kidlitosphere Progressive Poem is, it is a yearly event conceived and hosted by poet Irene Latham. Each day, the poem travels to a different blog, and the blogger adds his or her line. You never know where the poem will end up, but it’s always […]

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Poetry Month 2014 Shenanigans!

Happy Poetry Month! It’s that time of year again, and while I am still on blog hiatus until April 15 — and therefore won’t be doing any big Poetry Month festivities here on NWR — I am dipping my toes into other people’s poetry pools and keeping busy throughout the month. Here’s a quick rundown […]

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Poetry Month 2013: “Good Books, Good Times!” by Lee Bennett Hopkins

"Good Books, Good Times!" by Lee Bennett Hopkins

So many books, so little time! Sometimes I’m overwhelmed by all the books I haven’t read. Really, the enormity of it is astounding. I just got part of my annual birthday haul, and after rubbing the covers and reading all the front and back matter and stacking them up with their spines perfectly aligned and staring […]

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Poetry Month 2013: The Progressive Poem, Day 17

2013 Progressive Poem

It’s here! Started by the lovely poetess Irene Latham, the Progressive Poem is a group poem that’s been traveling around the blogosphere all month, with each writer adding one line. Yesterday, Liz Steinglass added her soaring line and passed the flaming baton to me. This is my stream of consciousness process, coming to you live… For last […]

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