Category Archives: poetry

BOOK REVIEW: All the Wild Wonders: Poems of our Earth

Earth Day was a little over one week ago. At some point on that day, I sat down with my toddler daughter and read to her some poems from the new book* All the Wild Wonders: Poems of our Earth, edited … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: A Stick Is an Excellent Thing: Poems Celebrating Outdoor Play

A Stick Is an Excellent Thing: Poems Celebrating Outdoor Play (New York: Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012, 32 pp., $16.99) This small collection of poems by veteran children’s author Marilyn Singer, to say the least, is an excellent thing. See: … Continue reading

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Monday thought of the week: the song of nature

A thought: ALL DAY LONG Beneath the pine tree where I sat to hear what I was looking at, then by the sounding shore to find some things the tide had left behind, I thought about the hilltop blown upon … Continue reading

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A poem from Patrick

Space is up Earth is down The sun is hot Earth is not – Patrick, January 24, 2010  

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