Posts Tagged ‘School’

“Children taught not to stamp on insects and to respect worms” (Terry O’Connor)

Saturday, November 21st, 2009

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rushing for the train
. . . usually I’d take care
to avoid a snail

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Headlines:

“Children taught not to stamp on insects and to respect worms” (Telegraph UK)

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Poem by Terry O’Connor. Read more by this poet.

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“NJ man who teaches poetry at prison among newest Rhodes Scholars” (Laurence Stacey)

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

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………………..early autumn
………………..a pumpkin patch
………………..newly ripe
………………..I dream of seeing tanka
………………..in the schoolbooks

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Headlines:

“NJ man who teaches poetry at prison among newest Rhodes Scholars” (Daily Record)

“Young Students Take to Poetry Slam” (News Leader)

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Poem by Laurence Stacey (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Play, Then Eat: Shift May Bring Gains at School” (Robert Moyer)

Monday, April 5th, 2010

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after recess
alone on the playground
a purple glove

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Headlines:

“Play, Then Eat:  Shift May Bring Gains at School” (New York Times)

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Poem by Robert Moyer (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Teaching Kids to Read from the Back of a Burro” (Bill Waters)

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

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………………..books and hope—
………………..the teacher travels
………………..from village to village

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Headlines:

“Teaching Kids to Read from the Back of a Burro” (CNN)

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Poem by Bill Waters (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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