Today is International Poetry Day and I wanna celebrate it with a verse from a famous poet by Martha Mereidos "He who does not travel, who does not read, who does not listen to music, who does not find grace in himself, she who does not find grace in herself, dies slowly." #toomuchtuscany
This is probably a saying that Atalanta could agree with. She was a Virgin warrior who refused every marriage offer. She had no Interest in marriage which is very different from the time period she lived in expected from her. Image was originally posted on Instagram but I found it on aplus.com in an article title "To Celebrate World Poetry Day, Here Are 10 Perfectly Poetic Tattoos"
Blackout Poetry is a beautiful way to express yourself and to create a masterpiece from old newspapers or magazines. It's truly a wonderful art form that relaxes and excites the writer in you at the same time.
Poetry 180. This site includes 180 poems, one for each day of the school year. Use these poems to inspire you to write ones of your own. Have students interpret the poems, consider using one of the poster/collage tools to illustrate the poem.
Poetry Speed-dating is a great way to hook students' interest in poetry. Plan a day to let them browse and enjoy poetry books. More information and recommendations at the blog post at http://teachnouvelle.com.