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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 »

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 »

Autumn Leaves of Poetry

Posted on Friday, November 15, 2013 by LaurenJoan

autumn leaves Ahhhh, Autumn. . . Ahhhh, Autumn is really, finally here in the SF Bay Area, where Autumn's leaves always wait to turn color in November -- all sweet, swift sparks of gold, orange, yellow, and red, mixed with California's ever-present greenery... Perfect time for a "Vintage Autumn" interlude for the young, as well as young at heart: Poetry from books at SCCLD Libraries. Poetry from . . . more »

Autumn Leaves of Poetry

Posted on Friday, November 15, 2013 by LaurenJoan

autumn leaves Ahhhh, Autumn. . . Ahhhh, Autumn is really, finally here in the SF Bay Area, where Autumn's leaves always wait to turn color in November -- all sweet, swift sparks of gold, orange, yellow, and red, mixed with California's ever-present greenery... Perfect time for a "Vintage Autumn" interlude for the young, as well as young at heart: Poetry from books at SCCLD Libraries. Poetry from . . . more »

My Country Tis of Thee...

Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 by LaurenJoan

old glory vintage My Country Tis of Thee -- America the Beautiful -- Star Spangled Banner My Country, Tis of Thee My country, tis of thee, Sweet land of liberty, Of thee I sing; Land where my fathers died, Land of the pilgrims pride, From every mountainside Let freedom ring! --Samuel Francis Smith, original poem, 1831 America O beautiful for halcyon skies, For amber waves of grain, For . . . more »

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