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Perhaps You Need a Little Feminist Poetry

Women, liberals, reasonable people. Our collective heart is broken. When we look at the world, the nation and our society as a whole, it is obviously broken. What can be done? How can we take action at the personal, family and neighborhood levels in order to cultivate awareness, compassion, understanding, and ultimately, peace? I don’t know. Maybe… Continue reading Perhaps You Need a Little Feminist Poetry

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How to Practice Poetry Writing with Children

Writing poetry with children is delightful for all involved in the process. Step one: read poetry to children. Lots. Step two: give them the guidelines. Poetry does not have to rhyme. Poetry may rhyme. Sometimes. A few of my favorite types of poems to teach to children and teens include: haiku, limrick, cinquain, color poems,… Continue reading How to Practice Poetry Writing with Children