Tag Archives: poetry

Novel Poetry

admin    April 10, 2013

The heartbreaking poetry of Stephen Chbosky from his novel, The Perks of Being a Wallflower –  Once on a yellow piece of paper with green lines he wrote a poem And he called it “Chops” because that was the name of his dog And that’s what it was all about And his teacher gave him an A and a gold… Read more »

“The Fence”

admin    February 20, 2013

I held him all night long he was heavy as a broken heart Tears fell from his unblinking eyes He was dead weight yet he kept breathing He was heavy as a broken heart His own heart wouldn’t stop beating He was dead weight but he kept breathing His face streaked with moonlight and blood His own heart wouldn’t stop… Read more »

October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shephard

Jane    December 10, 2012

What You Can Do in Eighteen Hours Write a term paper Cram for a final Fly across the ocean Drive cross-country Scale a mountain Run a marathon Deliver a baby Read War and Peace Fall in love Fall out of love See the moon disappear Watch the sun rise and set Wait to be discovered lashed to a fence Shivering… Read more »

Favorite Poems

admin    April 27, 2012

In our continuing celebration of National Poetry Month, I wanted to share one of my favorite poems. The first line has so many different interpretations, and I think of it often when writing. Tell All The Truth Tell all the truth but tell it slant, Success in circuit lies, Too bright for our infirm delight The truth’s superb surprise; As… Read more »

National Poetry Month Retruns

admin    April 1, 2012

Every April we celebrate National Poetry Month.  This year we’re trying some new things. This week visit our White Board to add your line to our poem.  Find a novel in verse. Write your own poem or your favorite poem to add to our Wall of Poetry.  And check back here as we add our favorite poems and poetry collections… Read more »