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English Translation of Finland's Epic Poem, The Kalevala (1898) Audio Books & Poetry : Free Audio : Free Download, Borrow and Streaming. LibriVox - founded in 2005 - is a community of volunteers from all over the world who record public domain texts: poetry, short stories, whole books, even dramatic works, in many different languages.

Audio Books & Poetry : Free Audio : Free Download, Borrow and Streaming

All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain in the USA and available as free downloads on the internet. If you are not in the USA, please check your country's copyright law before downloading. Please visit the LibriVox website where you can search for books that interest you. You can search or... Poetry Guides - Summary, Analysis, and Poetic Devices. Victorian women poets of WW1: capturing the reverberations of loss. Just as fiction’s George Smiley made sense of the world - and even made his baffling way about a world at war through knowing the works of minor German poets - our own very real Michael Sharkey (who has an equally resonant and unlikely name) has found that his passion for a certain strain of minor poets also intersects with history, war, intrigue, political resistance and troubling nationalism.

Victorian women poets of WW1: capturing the reverberations of loss

His remarkable new anthology, Many Such as She: Victorian Australian Women Poets of World War One, arose from Sharkey’s interest in civilian poets’ responses to the war that produced those soldier poets still gracing school and university curriculums a century on. But why civilian poets, and why women? Paradoxically, such a project, he suggests, makes a lot more sense and is closer to home for Australians than reading anthologies of poems by British soldier-poets. Like the best writers and researchers, Sharkey went about producing the book that he wanted to read. (37) Hip-Hop & Shakespeare? Akala at TEDxAldeburgh. Celebrating National Poetry Month.

Poetry Programming for National Poetry Month. I know April is right around the corner, but if you’re scrambling for poetry programming ideas here are a few to think on!

Poetry Programming for National Poetry Month

#1: Blackout Poetry Materials: Book pages, markers/colored pencils, newspaper, ruler If you’ve never utilized blackout poetry in programming before, now’s the time to try! Blackout poetry takes already written work and covers up the words that you don’t want in the poem, removing them, and creating a unique visual experience to go with the poem. You can gather up various newspapers and weeded materials of all types, and you don’t have to stick to black markers or colored pencils – a variety of colors can help set the mood of the poem. Teens don’t have to go into it knowing what they want to write. A Beginner's Guide to Different Types of Poems. The art of losing isn’t hard to master;so many things seem filled with the intentto be lost that their loss is no disaster.

A Beginner's Guide to Different Types of Poems

Lose something every day. Accept the flusterof lost door keys, the hour badly spent.The art of losing isn’t hard to master. Then practice losing farther, losing faster:places, and names, and where it was you meantto travel. None of these will bring disaster. I lost my mother’s watch. Found Poem: Poetic Form. Poems - Quotes - Poetry.

Slam Poetry

Shape of a Story – Revolutionary Poets Society — Spring 2018. We started with…where I begin?

Shape of a Story – Revolutionary Poets Society — Spring 2018

Last week we continued with where I’m from. Now we continue this discussion about the story of you by considering the shape of a story. Connecting events in a story. 45 Short Poems to Sneak More Poetry Into Your Life. 10 of the Best Poems about Friendship. The best poems for friends Love may be a bigger topic for poets than friendship, but there are nevertheless some classic poems about friends and friendship to be found in English literature.

10 of the Best Poems about Friendship

Guide to the classics: the Epic of Gilgamesh. “Forget death and seek life!”

Guide to the classics: the Epic of Gilgamesh

With these encouraging words, Gilgamesh, the star of the eponymous 4000-year-old epic poem, coins the world’s first heroic catchphrase. At the same time, the young king encapsulates the considerations of mortality and humanity that lie at the heart of the world’s most ancient epic. While much has changed since, the epic’s themes are still remarkably relevant to modern readers. Depending upon your point of view, Gilgamesh may be considered a myth-making biography of a legendary king, a love story, a comedy, a tragedy, a cracking adventure, or perhaps an anthology of origin stories. All these elements are present in the narrative, and the diversity of the text is only matched by its literary sophistication. The narrative begins with Gilgamesh ruling over the city of Uruk as a tyrant.

Prince Ea - Dear Future Generations: Sorry - Prince Ea – Dear Future Generations: Sorry. The SIFT Method for Literature Analysis. POETRY IN THE CLASSROOM: 10 FUN ACTIVITIES. Looking for fun activities to explore the art of poetry and use it to support language learning?


Try these simple and fun activities. Is your favourite activity missing from this list? If you are thinking about using poetry in the classroom or looking for some fresh ideas, check out these resources: Allen Ginsberg Sings the Poetry of William Blake (1970) There was once a time, if you can believe it, when Allen Ginsberg could take the poetry of William Blake, sing it in a recording studio, and then MGM Records would release it as a long-playing album.

Allen Ginsberg Sings the Poetry of William Blake (1970)

I refer to the time, of course, of “the sixties,” that half-mythical era that seems to have run from around 1966 to 1972. Smack in the middle of the sixties, thus defined, came this distinctive release, Songs of Innocence and Experience by William Blake, tuned by Allen Ginsberg, recorded in December 1969 and released in 1970. Literary Techniques: How to Analyse Poetry and Prose. POETIC DEVICES & LITERARY TERMS USE IN POETRY ANALYSIS - MR. MURRAY'S LITERATURE PAGE.

ALLITERATION - is the repetition of initial consonant sounds.


ALLUSION - is a direct or indirect reference to a familiar figure, place or event from history, literature, mythology or the Bible. APOSTROPHE - a figure of speech in which a person not present is addressed. ASSONANCE - is a close repetition of similar vowel sounds, usually in stressed syllables. ATMOSPHERE / MOOD - is the prevailing feeling that is created in a story or poem. CACOPHONY - Harsh sounds introduced for poetic effect - sometimes words that are difficult to pronounce. Search : Poetry Out Loud. Results for william blake William Blake was born in London, where he spent most of his life working as an engraver and illustrator. Oregon City Public Library on Instagram: “Oh, it's so #bleeping on. Blackout #poets, unite! #blackoutpoetry #Aprilis #nationalpoetrymonth #youreapoetandjustdontknowit #OregonCity…”

Complexity and Constructing Community Knowledge in Class. The Context Earlier in the week I was talking with a middle school teacher who shared the poetry writing of one of her students during a PLC. The half dozen poems had voice, deliberate word choice, and each poem was complete. What interested me and still does are the teacher's comments. She said she brought this work to share as the student is not typical of her other students. She explained that this young woman enjoys reading and language and writing. Laura Randazzo – Solutions for the Secondary Classroom. Learning lessons from my first experience with stations, I’m happy to report that my second lap around the track with this technique was more successful. Right before we left for our two-week winter vacation, I used Poetry Creation Stations with my freshmen. The result? Edutopia. So if this year’s National Poetry Month inspires you to give daily poetry a go in your classroom, maybe even just for the month, consider these four reasons why starting class with a poem each day will rock your world.

Just for good measure, I’ve included a few poem suggestions as well. 4 Reasons to Start Class With a Poem 1. John Hurt Reads The Jabberwocky - For Reading Addicts. Twenty-One Poems for AP Literature and Composition. Click here for companion features, “Twenty-One More Poems for AP English,” and "Fiction and Non-Fiction for AP English Literature and Composition. " The selections within this listing represent frequently taught poets and poems in AP English Literature and Composition. Printable list of forms and types of poem!... Seamus Heaney’s Advice to the Young. SuZen Art: Blackout Poetry. Videos Archives - Button Poetry. Hangin' With Hekken: Found Poetry. While all of you amazing teachers are having orientations and teaching your first lessons, I'm still wandering around my empty classroom wondering where exactly to start.

Found Poetry. Pray, Love, & Teach: Poetry Analysis - Like a Pro! Australian poetry projects, events and exhibitions by Australian writers. Before the fire of money burned my happiness. from 'The Autograph Book' by Conor, Year 6. La Belle Dame Sans Merci by John Keats. Julian peters comics. The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by T.S. Eliot. Julian peters comics. » Take the perfect #PoetryMonth Quiz! Click “Let’s play” below to begin! Poem-A-Day. Famous Australian Poets and Poems. Bot or not. Poe’s The Raven. Photo by Gustave Doré October is the perfect time to bring in some Edgar Allan Poe.

Albert and the Lion by Marriott Edgar. Poetry. Phat poetry. Wang Wei. Woodberry Poetry Room. Poetry Archives @