National Poetry Day

poetry tipsOct. 6th, 2016 is National Poetry Day in the UK (America celebrates Poetry Month in April so I may be back on this topic then). I don’t write poetry. You can see in this list of how-to-write-poetry tips why. In short, it requires too much thought for my brain–you have to put so much meaning into jsut a few words. But, I follow several poets who I think are excellent. For example:

If you write poetry on a computer or would like to share it with friends, here are some great sites you might like to visit (remember: I teach K-8 so my resources tend to focus on that age group):

  1. Classical Poems for Kids
  2. Crocodile’s Toothache–video of a Shel Silverstein poem
  3. Famous Children’s Poems

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My Diary: Looking At The Wild Sky From The Domesticated Ground

Gerald's Rather Strange Diary

June and I dropped in quick succession from a star shaped hole in the ceiling.‭ ‬She picked up a piece of lunar rock in the shape of a Martian and I picked up the cat.‭ ‬We walked to town with the shadows of animals on the pavement before us and the shadows of people behind.‭ ‬The cat admired her shadow of a man in a trilby and I admired my Bengal tiger‭ ‬-‭ ‬we then all came home with the sun behind clouds.‭ ‬While June used the cat as a ball of wool I climbed into the hayloft to clutch at straws and work with a wild animal of a pencil‭ ‬-‭ ‬it let me scratch out pictures from raw emotion.‭ ‬I could hear wailing in the distance and saw a premonition of land floating above clouds.‭ ‬June meanwhile made a cottage pie for dinner‭; ‬I admired the heart shaped…

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Happy Photography Day: History of Photography 

My Life

The World Photography Day originates from the invention of the Daguerreotype, a photographic processes developed by Joseph Nicèphore Nièpce and Louis Daguerre in 1837. On August 19, 1839, the French government purchased the patent and announced the invention as a gift “Free to the World”. Photography has the ability to tell stories and inspire people. It has changed the way we see the world and gave us the ability to share our perception on the world around us. Thank you WordPress for being the best medium to share our creativity. And Thank you photography for helping me in getting hundreds of friends across the world without any barriers..

Thats my first love & my first camera ..can’t share any better than this click!!

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