Sunday, April 26, 2015

BW17: Poem in Your Pocket




Poem in your Pocket was created by the New York Mayor's office in 2002 as part of National Poetry Month. In 2008 The Academy of American Poets spread the idea to become a worldwide activity, encouraging all to join in. April 30th is the official Poem in your Pocket day.  Carry a poem in your pocket and share it, or not.


Afternoon on the Hill 

by 

Edna St. Vincent Milay 



I will be the gladdest thing
Under the sun!
I will touch a hundred flowers
And not pick one.


I will look at cliffs and clouds
With quiet eyes,
Watch the wind bow down the grass,
And the grass rise.


And when lights begin to show
Up from the town,
I will mark which must be mine,
And then start down!


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History of the Medieval World - Chapter 20 
End of the Roman Myth:   pp 132 - 139
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3 comments:

  1. what a fun idea, carrying a poem in your pocket.

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  2. hated poetry at school, love it now. Might just read some over the weekend.

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  3. Week 17's book - The Children Act by Ian McEwan, good courtroom drama

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