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Monthly Archives: July, 2016

NPD Poem of the Day – Flow, by Alison Williams

A poem from Alison Williams: . Flow . my world is fluid in a constant state of flux . I am an ocean who once spoke to the dry land . I told him how much I admired his permanence . he answered me with rockfalls, landslides lava fields . he showed me all the …

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National Poetry Day Message Poem of the Day – Each Day the Sea Writes

A fabulous poem of the day from Bruce Black, from Sarasota, Florida: . Each Day the Sea Writes . Each day the sea writes lines On the edge of the sand, and clouds Draw messages in the sky, and laughing . Gulls swoop and swirl and plead while Sandhill cranes raise their beaks high To …

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National Poetry Day Poem of the Day – Thank You World

A Message Poem of the Day from Sandi Leibowitz: . Thank You, World . Thank you, Sky, for wind and cloud, breezes quiet, thunder loud. Thank you for the moon at night, for rain and for the sun so bright. . Thank you, Sea, for foam and sand, waves that rush to meet the land, …

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NPD Poem of the Day – To the Unborn, by Helen Laycock

Image by Stuart Rankin on Flikr by CC license.   A new message poem in the run-up to National Poetry Day, by Helen Laycock: . To the unborn . Sorry is not enough of an apology for what you are about to receive upon your birth – a broken Earth whose bones we have picked and …

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NPD Poem of the Day

.   This message poem comes from Daisy Proctor, age 7, from Bristol: . Sky . I love you sky . The way you shimmer on bright blue days Your lovely blue light . I love you sky . . Daisy Proctor Age 7 . . What a lovely poem, Daisy!     . Poem …

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NPD Message Poem of the Day

This poem, sent in by poet Sue-Hardy-Dawson to lizpoet @ for the start of the run-up to National Poetry Day, rules given here, is a ‘Poem of the Day’ posted on: . Dear Tiger, . though you are long gone to your Tiger god I remember your eyes melting forest your hot ghost …

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National Poetry Day 2016

Say it with a Poem! National Poetry Day this year is on October 6th. The theme is messages. In my role as National Poetry Day Ambassador, but also wildlife poet, I am asking people to send me message poems to an animal, or to the world. I am imagining poems to a declining habitat, pleas …

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