Friday, September 7, 2012

The Range of the Human Voice

Simon Armitage today with "The Shout":


Katya is our Poetry Friday host.

5 comments:

Linda at teacherdance said...

Wow-I didn't 'hear' that coming, Tabatha. I wonder how much truth, I like the way he started with his 'little' story, that became so much bigger. Thank you for finding & sharing.

Author Amok said...

Awesome science teacher poem! What a wonderful story. You can hear the impression this teacher made.

Robyn Hood Black said...

Wow. Powerful. Thanks for sharing, Tabatha.

Mary Lee said...

Thanks for bringing us back to this post! What a shocking ending in that first poem!

Heidi Mordhorst said...

"It's at that point where the experiment breaks down that I try to get the poetry to rush in."

I enjoyed both these poems, but this quote is something else, something bigger.

I guess I'd be less ignorant if I skipped NCTE one year and went to Dodge instead...