Poems of thanks
Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing by James Weldon Johnson
A Thank You Note by Michael Ryan
Epistle to Mrs. Tyler by Christopher Smart
In Praise of My Bed by Meredith Holmes
Immortal Autumn by Archibald MacLeish
In praise of food and eating
Onions by Wiliiam Meredith
Eating Together by Li-Young Lee
Meditation on a Grapefruit by Craig Arnold
Will you be at the National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention in Boston this year? If so, make sure you stop by the Poetry Out Loud booth in the Exhibit Hall. We will be in booth 832 handing out free POL swag and answering any and all questions about the program. Also, please feel free to stop by and tell us how we're doing; we are always eager to hear your suggestions!
Also, plan on attending the session "Standing up for Poetry: Recitation in the Classroom" in whcih Program Director Stephen Young will be on a panel to discuss the use of recitation as a viable learning tool in the modern classroom. More info on the session here: http://center.uoregon.edu/NCTE/2013AnnualConvention/program/search_results.php?sessionid=1544336
Download the NCTE 2013 app to mark the sessions you want to attend and the exhibitor booths you don't want to miss.
Poetry Out Loud Booth 832
Hynes Convention Center
Friday, November 22, 12-6 pm
Saturday, November 23, 9 am-5 pm
Sunday, November 24, 9 am-1 pm
Hope to see you in Boston!!