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Spring! Poetry to Sing Out Loud

Posted on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 by LaurenJoan

Flower Faces Happy Spring - time to sing aloud with POETRY - it's National Poetry Month! Spring Sound the flute! Now it's mute. Birds delight Day and night; Nightingale In the dale, Lark in the sky -- Merrily, Merrily, merrily to welcome in the year. Little boy, Full of joy; Little girl, Sweet and small; Cock does crow, So do you Merry voice, Infant noise, Merrily, merrily, . . . more »

Spring! Poetry to Sing Out Loud

Posted on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 by LaurenJoan

Flower Faces Happy Spring - time to sing aloud with POETRY - it's National Poetry Month! Spring Sound the flute! Now it's mute. Birds delight Day and night; Nightingale In the dale, Lark in the sky -- Merrily, Merrily, merrily to welcome in the year. Little boy, Full of joy; Little girl, Sweet and small; Cock does crow, So do you Merry voice, Infant noise, Merrily, merrily, . . . more »

FLASH!! April 5th - Poetry Festival Takes OVER Milpitas Library !!!

Posted on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 by LaurenJoan

Milpits Library's Poetry Festival On Saturday, April 5th... Oh the glory of poetry - in a festival of talent and insight with gourmet cuisine most "fare".... Finally, at long last - Milpitas Library is proud to present: David Perez - SCC Poet Laureate - providing Poetry! Along with a compendium of Poets! Erica Goss Los Gatos City Poet Laureate Kim Johnson Slam Poet - Gypsy with a Pen - . . . more »

FLASH!! April 5th - Poetry Festival Takes OVER Milpitas Library !!!

Posted on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 by LaurenJoan

Milpits Library's Poetry Festival On Saturday, April 5th... Oh the glory of poetry - in a festival of talent and insight with gourmet cuisine most "fare".... Finally, at long last - Milpitas Library is proud to present: David Perez - SCC Poet Laureate - providing Poetry! Along with a compendium of Poets! Erica Goss Los Gatos City Poet Laureate Kim Johnson Slam Poet - Gypsy with a Pen - . . . more »

Vintage St. Patrick's Day + Poetry for Kids = Smilin' Irish Eyes

Posted on Saturday, March 8, 2014 by LaurenJoan

St patricks day blimp Mora na maidine dhuit. (More-uh nah mod-gin-uh g-wit.) Top of the morning to you. All things Irish are coming 'round our merry way this St. Patrick's Day - Erin Go Braugh (Long Live Ireland)! What better way to celebrate then with beguiling images from St. Patrick's Day past (thank you, Pinterest) + Irish poetry + Irish music? So, put on your green, play the soundcloud . . . more »

Vintage St. Patrick's Day + Poetry for Kids = Smilin' Irish Eyes

Posted on Saturday, March 8, 2014 by LaurenJoan

St patricks day blimp Mora na maidine dhuit. (More-uh nah mod-gin-uh g-wit.) Top of the morning to you. All things Irish are coming 'round our merry way this St. Patrick's Day - Erin Go Braugh (Long Live Ireland)! What better way to celebrate then with beguiling images from St. Patrick's Day past (thank you, Pinterest) + Irish poetry + Irish music? So, put on your green, play the soundcloud . . . more »

These Irish Eyes are Smilin'

Posted on Thursday, March 6, 2014 by LaurenJoan

St patricks day blimp Mora na maidine dhuit. (More-uh nah mod-gin-uh g-wit.) Top of the morning to you. All things Irish are coming 'round our merry way this St. Patrick's Day - Erin Go Braugh (Long Live Ireland)! What better way to celebrate than with beguiling images from St. Patrick's Day past (thank you, Pinterest) + Irish poetry + Irish music? So, put on your green, play the soundcloud . . . more »

These Irish Eyes are Smilin'

Posted on Thursday, March 6, 2014 by LaurenJoan

St patricks day blimp Mora na maidine dhuit. (More-uh nah mod-gin-uh g-wit.) Top of the morning to you. All things Irish are coming 'round our merry way this St. Patrick's Day - Erin Go Braugh (Long Live Ireland)! What better way to celebrate than with beguiling images from St. Patrick's Day past (thank you, Pinterest) + Irish poetry + Irish music? So, put on your green, play the soundcloud . . . more »

Sweet-Candy-Crush Poems + Vintage Valentines = LOVE

Posted on Monday, February 10, 2014 by LaurenJoan

Valentines chocolates vintage Sweet-Candy-Crush Poems + Vintage Valentines = L-O-V-E Love and candy go best together at Valentines time and the sweetest way to love is through poetry, of course! Here's a sample of sweet poetry from SCCLD's Children's Collection and vintage valentines from Pinterest for your own best, candy-heart-filled Valentine's Day. Chocolate, Chocolate by Arnold Adoff Chocolate, chocolate I love you so I want to marry you . . . more »

Sweet-Candy-Crush Poems + Vintage Valentines = LOVE

Posted on Monday, February 10, 2014 by LaurenJoan

Valentines chocolates vintage Sweet-Candy-Crush Poems + Vintage Valentines = L-O-V-E Love and candy go best together at Valentines time and the sweetest way to love is through poetry, of course! Here's a sample of sweet poetry from SCCLD's Children's Collection and vintage valentines from Pinterest for your own best, candy-heart-filled Valentine's Day. Chocolate, Chocolate by Arnold Adoff Chocolate, chocolate I love you so I want to marry you . . . more »

Chickens Cross the Road Not Taken...

Posted on Friday, December 27, 2013 by LaurenJoan

chickens on the road Alice and Joanie B. Dream of a World of Roads to Cross... In the New Year, Alice and Joanie B. are chickens who are ever questioning and questing--pecking around for answers through their adventures, crossing many roads. The inner-chicken always crowing for exploration and chicken-self-determination. For Alice and Joanie B. - such restless angst is best addressed through poetry, whether chicken themed or chicken nuanced. . . . more »

Ho! Ho! Ho! for Christmas Po(etry)

Posted on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 by LaurenJoan

vintage christmas image In all the hustle and bustle of the holidays - it's nice to catch a few sweet moments to remember the simple riches we hold dear. . . What better way to rediscover these moments than through poetry - and to share them with our children? Team up poetry with vintage Christmas images - and JOY is within your grasp! Poetry from books at SCCLD . . . more »

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