April is national poetry month (created by Christine Heaton, HBHS Library)

  • 259 views
Uploaded on

 

More in: Education
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
259
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
21

Actions

Shares
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
0

Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Poetry Is Everywhere
  • 2. Some coal holes in London are so nicely designed with art and poetry that there is a Coal Hole Walk for tourists!
  • 3. Poetry Plaques are all over the walls of Trois Rivieres, Quebec.
  • 4. Dotted round the Wellington, New Zealand waterfront are various verses of writing/poetry etched into large concrete slabs.
  • 5. Poetry as Street Art All Over the World!
  • 6. Poetry Van of Santa Fe NM This mobile venue for poetry drives around the city offering everyone a chance to create.
  • 7. Poetry & art decorate buildings all over the world.
  • 8. In many communities, Poetry Stands are becoming common, offering the passer-by a short verse by a local poet.
  • 9. Poems can even be found in some of Holland’s ponds.
  • 10. “Poem Stores” at fairs & community events People name their subject and price, a local poet goes to work.
  • 11. Poetry as a gift to honor others: The Emperor KangXi wrote this poem for a Mayor who retired to Chongking, China.
  • 12. Poetic Licenses Available at Circulation Front Back Yes, this is a joke. But Heaton will make you one if you want.