Friday, December 5, 2014

hair of the dog

http://msfindlater.blogspot.com/2013/05/playing-with-poetry.html
I've got the sweetest hangover, and I can't shake it.  It's two full weeks since NCTE and I'm missing the pleasure and positivity of being with poetry people.  The cure is traditional: hair of the dog that bit me.
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first…

a promise of poets
preparation of poets
a packed-up perambulation of poets

a pop-up of poets
pronouncement of poets
a purplypinky profusion of poets

and then….

a perusement of poems
proclamation of poems
a pepperpiquant percolation of poems

a patter of poems
a pageant of poems
a plentiful participation of poems!

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More pleasure and positivity over at Booktalking with Anastasia today!

Addendum:  If you were at the CLA Breakfast and heard Jon Klassen talking about I Want My Hat Back, you will enjoy this poem by Nathan Hoks!

8 comments:

  1. Love this, Heidi! So much fun to say :-)

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  2. Heidi, I am feeling the same way! I loved meeting you and having the chance to peruse the pageant of poems that were on display at NCTE with you. Thanks for sharing!

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  3. Ha! Thank you for all those ps, Heidi! The sweetest hangover is the perfect way to describe it... the "unexpected inevitable!"

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  4. So wonderful to have been at your NCTE session, Heidi - thanks for sharing all that poetry wonder.

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  5. My favorite is the "pepperpiquant percolation of poems"!!

    FUN!

    I am still missing being able to turn a corner and see my poetry peeps in-the-flesh...sigh...I guess following links will have to do for now!

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  6. A perfect presentation of poetry 'preciation, Heidi!

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  7. I haven't gotten to go to NCTE for the past couple of years, but your proliferation of p's captures it perfectly.

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