Category Archives: Stray Observations
“How do you write a poem?” he asked.
“You think of a nice word,” said the first lead soldier, “and rhyme it with a lot of other nice words until you come to the end.”
Kenny’s Window, story and pictures by Maurice Sendak
As part the library’s efforts to raise awareness about poetry leading up to National Poetry Month in April, NYPL is encouraging aspiring poets to “follow NYPL on Twitter, and submit three poetic Tweets in English as public posts on your Twitter stream between March 1 and 10, 2013.”
You can check out my abbreviated, 500 words or less, list of favorites for the Caldecott, Newbery, and Printz over at 826michigan‘s blog, The Staple.