But first, let's give thanks for a three-hour plane trip home. (Translation: time to read!)
After the River the Sun
by Dia Calhoun
illustrated by Kate Slater
Atheneum Books for Young Readers, July 2013
Keri, at Keri Recommends, is in first with the villanelle that Robyn wrote for her for the Winter Poem Swap...
...and Robyn shares the Winter Poem Swap Keri wrote for her at Life on the Deckle Edge.
Jone has a poetry pairing at Check it Out.
Myra, at Gathering Books, shares a poem to fill a hungry soul.
Charles, at Father Goose, has his eye on snowflakes.
Diane has another winter poem swap poem to share at Random Noodling -- the one Margaret wrote for her.
Kurious Kitty shares a Denise Levertov poem for the new year.
At KK's Kwotes, there's a quote from Douglas Kornfeld.
At Today's Little Ditty, Michelle has a Five for Friday Celebration for the new year.
Dia Calhoun, author of the verse novel After the River the Sun (reviewed above), shares an excerpt to further tempt you to read this fabulous book!
Julie, at The Drift Record, has images by the Finnish painter, Elin Kleopatra Danielson-Gambogi, and a poem by Jane Kenyon.
At The Opposite of Indifference, Tabatha shares two poems by Emily Dickinson.
Margaret is sharing one of the poems from her "10 Poems Over Break" personal challenge at Reflections on the Teche.
At The Drawer, MM Socks has a poem about crows.
Donna give Spiny Pine his own poem over at Mainely Write.
Betsy has some "little bits" for us today at I Think in Poems.
Lori is flying high with her haiku at On Point.
It was a quiet roundup this week. If you've got something to add tomorrow or Sunday, the roundup offer does not expire.
Later this weekend, I'll update the roundup calendar. Stay tuned.
To inspire your next poems, I'll leave you with this: