Poetry Friday: What’s Happening for National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month starts on Sunday.

What are you doing to celebrate poetry?  Here’s what’s happening throughout the kidlitosphere:

Laura Shovan at Author Amok, is featuring, “30+ Habits of  Highly Effective Poets.”

Irene Latham at Live Your Poem is hosting the  2012 Kidlit Progressive Poem.

Mary Lee at A Year of Reading will once again write a new poem every day during April.  As will I at Deowriter.

Susan Taylor Brown is featuring, “Kick the Poetry Can’ts: Fun Ways to Play with Poetry.”

Amy Ludwig VanDerwater at the Poem Farmwill be using the dictionary to select random words to write a poem each day.

Jama at Jama’s Aphabet Soup will host her third annual Poetry Potluck.  I participated last year and it was lots of fun.

There’s still time to request a Poetry Postcard from me.  Just email me at macrush53 at yahoo dot com.

There will be “Thirty Days, Thirty Poems” here at Check It Out featuring the poetry of Silver Star students.  I was working with kindergarteners  today as they wrote Fibonacci poems. Delightful.  I can’t wait to share them.

Happy reading.