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Digital Prose Poetry: Five Student Samples ~ National Poetry Month 2013 (Amy)

“Poetry can be dangerous, especially beautiful poetry, because it gives the illusion of having had the experience without actually going through it.”  ― Rumi National Poetry Month has me in a blogging frenzy. I promised my students that I would … Continue reading

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Fly In Formation With Us, Like Geese ~ National Poetry Month 2013 (Amy)

“It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.”  ― Rainer Maria Rilke  While the calendar may announce that it is spring, the weather in Upper Michigan has a different opinion. It has been … Continue reading

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My Students’ Writing Prompts in Celebration of National Poetry Month (Amy)

“If you want a poem,” wrote Gwendolyn Brooks, “You only have to look out a window. There is material always, walking, running, fighting or screaming or singing.” In celebration of today being the 1st day of National Poetry Month my creative … Continue reading

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Recycle & Ruminate. Resourceful Classroom Practice. (Amy)

Keep a green tree in your heart, and perhaps a songbird will come. ~Chinese Proverb I was a child of the 70s and I had the wardrobe to prove it. Not only were many of my clothes made of brightly … Continue reading

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