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Digital Poetry

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Words by Nile Stanley

I like to say them like jitterbug, fudge, and tangerine.

I like to play them like hacky sacks, catching and bouncing them off my tongue.

I like to weigh them like bittersweet and jumbo shrimp.

Most of all I like to devour them slowly, savoring each sound!

Weather by Anonymous 

Whether the weather be fine,
Or whether the weather be not,
Whether the weather be cold,
Or whether the weather be hot,
We'll weather the weather
Whatever the weather,
Whether we like it or not.


by Sara Holbrook http://www.saraholbrook.com/ 

I gripped my fists
And ran in place,
stuck out my tongue
and squinched my face.

Made boo-boo lip
and slammed the door,
crossed my arms

and stomped the floor.

You tried to talk,
I ran and hid.
Why do you
treat me like a kid?

"Appearances to the Contrary" from Wham! It's a Poetry Jam by Sara Holbrook (Wordsong, an imprint of Boyds Mills Press, 2002). Reprinted with the permission of Boyds Mills Press, Inc. Text copyright (c) 2002 by Sara Holbrook.


Spring Break

by Karen Alexander

Springing up late
Pancakes at eight
Robins chirping
Internet Surfing
Nature hiking
Go-cart riding!

Boombox blaring
Rollerblade daring
Everything's blooming
Alergies ah-chooing
Kites fly awake
Spring Break!


October 31
by Karen Alexander

Ogres and ghosts fly across the night
Cats dressed in black, spring into sight
Toothless witches waltz across the moon.
Owls atop fence posts hoot WHO? WHO?
Beasts and beauties beat upon doors
Echoes of "Trick or Treat" soar to a roar
Rest in peace! Halloween's over!
(and consequently so is October!)


Baby Brother Blues

[TeacherTube version: http://www.teachertube.com/view_video.php?viewkey=eef55ddb2751bc5c0294]

October 31
by Karen Alexander

How Drum Learned to Talk

The Sleeping Sea


Original Jaguar's Theme

If I Were Music

Climbing the Poet Tree

Bug Poetry

Liver, by Gary Dulabaum

The Last Recital

Raven Day, by Brett Dillingham

Andre's Primordial Subterranean Blues

A Sprinkle of Seasons




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