Tag Archives: National Poetry Month

Etsy Treasury for Maya Angelou’s Birthday

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Happy Birthday Maya Angelou

Happy birthday to writer, poet, activist, and national treasure, Dr. Maya Angelou. I haven’t always loved poetry the way I do today. I wasn’t exposed to much of it until recently and most of my reading focused on books and … Continue reading

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Poem – A – Day: Never Give All the Heart by W. B. Yeats

Today’s poem comes from my literary soul mate, William Butler Yeats. While I am sure  that Mr. Yeats will be making more than one appearance here during National Poetry Month, the wistful melancholy of this poem really appealed to me … Continue reading

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Poem – A – Day: Blue Butterfly Day by Robert Frost

Welcome to April and National Poetry Month! This time yesterday morning, it was snowing hard. Big fluffy snowflakes as big as my thumb were fulling the sky and erasing any hint of color outside my window. But today is the … Continue reading

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Ciarrai Studios Literary Jewelry – April Newsletter

This month’s newsletter features: 35% Discount on Ciarrai Studios’ Handmade Literary Jewelry, Special Events for National Poetry Month, And the Blog Party Book Club Reads Sherlock Holmes Read it here: http://eepurl.com/RBhX1

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The Final Poem of National Poetry Month 2013

Hey guys! It is April 30th, which means that National Poetry Month is at an end and my Poem – a -Day posts are also coming to a close. I hope you have enjoyed my celebration of Poetry this past … Continue reading

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Poem – A – Day: Birches by Robert Frost

I couldn’t let National Poetry Month go by without posting a poem by Robert Frost. But where most people have “The Road Less Traveled” as their go-to Frost poem, I have always loved Birches best of all his poems (although … Continue reading

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Musing about Mockingbirds…

As I may have mentioned, my husband, Rob and I have been reading To Kill a Mockingbird together for the past couple of weeks. We would take turns reading aloud, alternating each chapter. Today, we finished the book which was … Continue reading

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Poem – A – Day: I am Much too Alone In This World, Yet Not Alone Enough

A new (to me) favorite poem: I Am Much Too Alone in This World, Yet Not Alone by Rainer Maria Rilke I am much too alone in this world, yet not alone enough to truly consecrate the hour. I am … Continue reading

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Poem – a – Day: Maggie and Millie and Molly and May by e. e. cummings / Leave Your Sleep by Natalie Merchant.

For today’s poem of the day, I wanted to share a version of e. e. cumming’s “Maggie and Millie and Molly and May” that I particularly love. A few years ago, inspired by the act of reading poetry with her … Continue reading

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