Tag Archives: rhyming poetry

Winner of the April Poem of the Month contest!

National Poetry Month has come to a close, as has the April Poem of the Month contest, the prompt for which was to write a poem that is in some way about poetry. This month, and for the third month … Continue reading

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Reading ‘tween the lines: Richard Thomas and Tweenverses.com

Richard Thomas is a retired teacher from Spring Grove Township who writes poems not forĀ children, and not for adults or even teenagers, but “for and about tween-age students and their lives, inside and outside of school.” He collects and publishes … Continue reading

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Poem by Julia Hvalacik, Teen Takeover blogger-poet, and some sonnet love

It should be immediately noted that I am a huge fan of the sonnet. Big-time. Traditional or experimental, I have nothing but love for the form that my favorite poet and former teacher Molly Peacock says has “a primitive appeal … Continue reading

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First reader-submitted poem! Dillsburg’s Bertram Barnett defends rhyme and meter

Tickled pink to receive my first poem from a YDR reader this week! Bertram Barnett of Dillsburg had this to say about his poetic preferences:

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