The Poetry Foundation has videos of children's poetry being read, performed and/or signed.
Here is Emily Dickenson's Hope.
Hope is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul,
And sings the tune--without the words,
And never stops at all,
And sweetest in the gale is heard;
And sore must be the storm
That could abash the little bird
That kept so many warm.
I've heard it in the chillest land,
And on the strangest sea;
Yet, never, in extremity,
It asked a crumb of me.
The Poetry Foundation video
Thursday, August 25, 2011
J. Patrick Lewis, the Children's Poet Laureate recommends a new bpoetry book each month. Read more about J. Patrick Lewis.
This month's selection:
City Kids: Street & Skyscraper Rhymes
~~by X. J. Kennedy, Philippe Béha
Read more here.
Posted by jennifer reed at 11:11 AM