2019 Poetry Friday Archive

l. “Joy Soup” by William Palmer

2. “The Year I Lived Across the Street from a 24-hour Dunkin’ Donuts” by Edwin Romond

3. THERE WAS AN OLD GATOR WHO SWALLOWED A MOTH by B.J. Lee and David Opie (Q&A with B.J.)

4. THE HOME BUILDERS by Varsha Bajaj and Simona Mulazzani

5. HANNAH’S TALL ORDER:  An A to Z Sandwich, by Linda Vander Heyden and Kayla Harren

6. “The Land of Blue” by Laura Mucha

7. “A Brave and Startling Truth” by Maya Angelou

8. Two Poems from Barbara Crooker’s Book of Kells

9. THE NIGHT THE FOREST CAME TO TOWN by Charles Ghigna and Annie Wilkinson

10. PANCAKES TO PARATHAS: Breakfast Around the World by Alice B. McGinty and Tomoko Suzuki

11. Interview with Barbara Crooker (Book of Kells)

12. “The Dining Car of the Southern Crescent” by John Campbell

13. Easter poems by Jack Prelutsky, Bobbi Katz, Clarence Day, and Carol Ann Duffy

14. “Love at First Sight” from A Suitcase of Seaweed by Janet Wong

15. “May Night” by Sara Teasdale and “From the Book of Time” by Mary Oliver + Poetry Friday Roundup

16. “The Grammar of Silk” by Cathy Song

17. Brother, Sister, Me and You (guest post by Mary Quattlebaum)

18. “The Perfect Day” by Alice N. Persons

19. “Sifter,” “The Traveling Onion,” and “Arabic Coffee” by Naomi Shihab Nye

20. “My Valhalla” by Robert Phillips

21. “How to Be Perfect” by Ron Padgett

22. “Soup” by Timothy Walsh

23. Three Poems from Mothershell by Andrea Potos

24. WILD IN THE STREETS: 20 Poems of City Animals by Marilyn Singer and Gordy Wright

25. FINDING TREASURE:  A Collection of Collections by Michelle Schaub and Carmen Saldaña

26. PICK A PUMPKIN by Patricia Toht and Jarvis

27. “At Night the Characters on My Classroom Shelves Come Out to Party” by Edwin Romond

28. Three poems from Dear Poet: Notes to a Young Writer by Charles Ghigna + Poetry Friday Roundup

29. MR. PUMPKIN’S TEA PARTY by Erin Barker

30. HOW TO READ A BOOK by Kwame Alexander and Melissa Sweet

31. CARAVAN TO THE NORTH: Misael’s Long Walk by Jorge Argueta

32. “November Eyes”/How to Love a Country by Richard Blanco

33. “América” by Richard Blanco

34. “Poem for Ross Gay” by Jeff Friedman

35. “Gate C-22” by Ellen Bass

36. “Anniversary Ode” and “In the Garret” by Louisa May Alcott-


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2 thoughts on “2019 Poetry Friday Archive

    1. Hi Joanne! I’m just publishing this archive of last year’s PF posts in advance of my “official” return to blogging this Friday! 🙂 Hope your 2020 has been good so far.


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