Poetry Friday — Make it a Resolution!

I know some of you are reluctant about poetry — yet at the same time I hear you singing (often rather strange, even odd) lyrics to songs — well, lyrics are poetry!

The Bards of Old (sometimes blind, sometimes accompanying themselves on a harp) memorized and presented super-long ballads and were greatly revered in their communities. For example, Homer is often known as “The Blind Bard.” See more here:



For those of you wishing for something even more academic, look at this:


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While there are all kinds of poetry — some rhyming — some not . . .

we should familiarize ourselves with both older, more traditional poetry, as well as, newer forms.

Your poem for today is:

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More great poetry resources can be found here:


Now back to you reluctant poets . . .

check this out:http://taylorswift.com/media/videos/63833/75813

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Some might call this poetry. Look for more lyrics here: