We’re about a week early for end-of-year lists, but this one included “Blackout Poetry!”
In this guest post by poet and literacy interventionist James W. Moore, we are asked to write poems using Dr. Edward Fry’s Instant Phrase List.
Here are some things to enjoy while you’re sipping your eggnog. If these aren’t enough, learn about the “Eggnog Riot.” Try not to get too rowdy!
I love the process, and I’m often delighted by the product. If I’m not delighted, I need to spend more time with the material until I am delighted with the outcome.
“While time moves forward in our universe, it may run backwards in another…”
Found poetry is a popular classroom choice for engaging students of any age in poetry. In this post, teacher Lowri Scourfield from Gloucestershire, England reveals how she used found poetry as a gateway into the art form.
Being a writer was a job that chose me as much as I chose it, and the same is true, I think, when looking for source material; it can’t just be a random work of great literature.
Remixing NPR’s best books of 2014.
Part catechism, part scripture, and part parable, The Source serves the larger purpose of becoming an odd type of creation story that uses text to redefine the role and creation of texts.