Saturday, April 25, 2020

25 - Poems Can Play with Words

Welcome to my 2020 National Poetry Month Project
See My Last 10 Poetry Projects HERE

Each day of April 2020, I will share three things:
  • A dice roll of three word dice
  • A video explaining one poetic technique titled POEMS CAN... You can also find these at Sharing Our Notebooks as part of my ongoing Keeping a Notebook project
  • A poem inspired by one or more of the dice words and the technique

Here are All of This Month's Poems:

April 5 - Poems Can Borrow a Pattern from the World
April 6 - Poems Can Define a Word
April 7 - Poems Can Rhyme
April 8 - Poems Can Not Rhyme
April 9 - Poems Can be Written in Stanzas
April 10 - Poems Can Ask Questions
April 11 - Poems Can Be Circles
April 12 - Poems Can Be Songs
April 13 - Poems Can List
April 14 - Poems Can Repeat Words and Lines
April 15 - Poems Can Spell a Word with the First Letters of Lines
April 16 - Poems Can Give Nonhuman Qualities to Humans
April 17 - Poems Can Include Sound Words (Onomatopoeia)
April 18 - Poems Can Repeat the Beginning Sounds of Words
April 19 - Poems Can Describe a Person, Place, Thing, or Idea
April 20 - Poems Can Emphasize a Word with a One-Word Line
April 21 - Poems Can Give Advice
April 22 - Poems Can Be Written in the Voice of Another
April 23 - Poems Can Borrow a Writing Structure or Format
April 24 - Poems Can Slow Down Toward the End

And now, for today's words! 

Day 25 Words
Photo by Amy LV

If you would like to learn more about other National Poetry Month projects happening throughout the Kidlitosphere, Jama has rounded up many NPM happenings over at Jama's Alphabet Soup.  Happy last week of National Poetry Month 2020.


Antoinette Finds Words in HEART
Photo by Amy LV

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  1. Such a gift!!! So clever and so true. That wonderful note upon a leaf for Little Mouse. And how you teased out those words.....another favorite activity, video and poem as well as notebook entry and musing. And that notebook from the amazing Irene.....oh how I can't wait to read her new book. I heard about it at the Barn. This is a highlight of this time for me and so many I am sure. Thank you again. Janet Clare F.

  2. A lilac leaf! Yes, a heart! Such a sweet poem. I think Fledgling Robin will be very honored :)

  3. Wow - wonderful poem, Amy - thanks for creating and for sharing!