Sunday, April 17, 2011

Let the Seasons Whisper in Your Ear

Seasons Flowers
by Amy LV

Poems about the Seasons

Students - the weather gives and gives.  Sometimes it gives us rain and snow when we hope for sun, but it always gives inspiration.  On days when I'm unsure what to write about, I look out of my window or take a little walk...and poems are landing on branches, poems are sprouting in gardens, poems are bursting forth everywhere I turn.

When you don't know what to write...go outside.  Follow your eyes and ears and heart and listen to the seasons turn slowly, one into the other.

from September 2010

from October 2010

Here are a few more 2010-2011 poems about the seasons.

For the second half of April, I will continue to revisit last year's daily poems in an organized way, highlighting one specific idea-finding strategy or poetic technique daily.

This Month's Poetry Revisits and Lessons So Far

April 1 -   Poems about Poems
April 2 -   Imagery
April 6 -   Free Verse
April 9 -   Poems about Science
April 10 - Rhyming Couplets  
April 11 -  Riddle Poems 
April 12 -  List Poems 
April 13 -  Poems for Occasions
April 14 -  Concrete Poems
April 15 -  Poems about Food
April 16 -  Quatrains
April 17 -  Today - Poems about Seasons

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