teaching poetry

teaching poetry

a great post at the Common Room:

However, there is one chapter I particularly wanted to share with you all before I put this book in my give away pile. In ‘The Poet and the Peasants’ she writes about the one thing she is sure she and her husband did right with their children, and that was to teach them not to be afraid of poetry.

I won’t copy out the story; but do follow the link and read it.

(I’m tearing up now.)

and more on poetry here

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