Tuesday, April 1, 2008

National Poetry Month 2008

"Poetry Refreshes The World" ~title of Book One from Pass The Poetry, Please! by Lee Bennett Hopkins

The month of April is National Poetry Month and beginning today I will do my best and committ to writing a poem-a-day. I plan to write a daily Laturne. A Laturne is a five-line verse shaped like a Japanese lantern with a syllabic pattern of one, two, three, four, one.

In the heart
Find blank space to
If you go visit A Wrung Sponge you can see what's going on for the month. Also over at ReadWritePoem there is a master list if you take on the challenge of writing a poem-a-day. To join in let them know what you are doing.
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Happy National Poetry Month!

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