Poetry Friday

Kidlit Progressive Poem – A Poem that Grows Throughout April

The 2012 National Poetry Month poster, designed by Chin-Yee Lai. Click on the image to be taken to the websource.
In celebration of April being National Poetry Month, a group of talented kidlit bloggers and poetry-lovers have a lot going on in their websites/blogs – check out Jama Rattigan’s summary of kidlitosphere events here. The beautiful and talented Irene Latham of Live Your Poem (some women just have it all :)) is also hosting a 2012 KidLit Progressive Poem where we are privileged to watch a poem grow day-by-day as it travels across the Kidlitosphere from April 1-30.

The schedule this April can be found below.

1  Irene at Live Your Poem 
2  Doraine at Dori Reads
3  Jeannine at View from a Window Seat
4  Robyn at Read, Write, Howl
5  Susan at Susan Taylor Brown
6  Mary Lee at A Year of Reading
7  Penny at A Penny and her Jots
8  Jone at Deo Writer
9  Gina at Swagger Writer’s
10  Julie at The Drift Record
11  Kate at Book Aunt
12  Anastasia Suen at Booktalking
14  Diane at Random Noodling
16  Natalie at Wading Through Words 
17  Tara at A Teaching Life
18  Amy  at The Poem Farm
19  Lori at Habitual Rhymer
**** 21  Myra, Fats, Iphigene at Gathering Books ****
22  Pat at Writer on a Horse
23  Miranda at Miranda Paul Books 
24  Linda at TeacherDance
25  Greg at Gotta Book
26  Renee at No Water River
27  Linda at Write Time
28  Caroline at Caroline by Line 
29  Sheri at Sheri Doyle
30  Irene at Live Your Poem

Myra is a Teacher Educator and a registered clinical psychologist based in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. Prior to moving to the Middle East, she lived for eleven years in Singapore serving as a teacher educator. She has edited five books on rediscovering children’s literature in Asia (with a focus on the Philippines, Malaysia, India, China, Japan) as part of the proceedings for the Asian Festival of Children’s Content where she served as the Chair of the Programme Committee for the Asian Children’s Writers and Illustrators Conference from 2011 until 2019. While she is an academic by day, she is a closet poet and a book hunter at heart. When she is not reading or writing about books or planning her next reads, she is hoping desperately to smash that shuttlecock to smithereens because Badminton Is Life (still looking for badminton courts here at UAE - suggestions are most welcome).

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