...Your story is part of your sister's story, is part of many other stories, and there is no telling where any of them may lead.
Poetry Monster stopped by today -- he didn't want to miss the round-up. He is crazy about Emily Dickinson, as you can see.
Please leave your links in the comments and I will round them up!
* Mary Lee is first up with War Some of the Time by Charles Bukowski.
* Buffy is visiting Today's Litty Ditty with a post about writing nonfiction poetry.
* Myra's Poetry Friday offering is Anna Grossnickle's Poems and Quilts about Peace.
* Author and poet Debbie Levy answers five questions about the genesis of her picture book WE SHALL OVERCOME at AuthorAmok.
* At Radio, Rhythm & Rhyme, Matt shares In The Glen, an original.
* Robyn has a tribute to a great white shark (and some lively notecards) at Life on the Deckle Edge.
* At TeacherDance, Linda B. brings us a short review of a recent find at an antique store, a children's poetry book by John Ciardi.
* Linda K. has an original poem about the excitement of reading at Write Time.
* At Random Noodling, Diane shares another Sketchbook Project poem titled Father O'Brien.
* Kurious Kitty has a poem by Michael Hettich.
* KK's Kwotes' quote is by Hettich, too.
* At Poetry for Children, Sylvia posts an excerpt of her essay on the history of children's poetry which opens a new edition of a guide to the Newbery & Caldecott Awards.
* Donna at Mainely Write offers an original poem, Expect the Unexpected, today, and a thank you to Buffy Silverman and Mary Lee Hahn for their beautiful Summer Swap poems.
* Laura Purdie Salas is in with one of her poems from the Poetry Friday Anthology for Science: Go Fly a Kite.
* Mrs. Bennett shares An Irish Airman Foresees His Death by W. B. Yeats.
* Liz invites us to read and listen to Cynthia Hopkin's song Surrounded by Friendship.
* At Booktalking, Anastasia offers a poem by Children's Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis for Nelson Mandela International Day.
* A visit to the poultry barn at the Warren County Fair inspires a poem for Holly Mueller.
* At Keri Recommends, Keri presents a bouquet of roses for her Poetry Friday friends.
* Super Moon gazing on July 12th led Carol to follow-up work on how people around the globe viewed the event. She created Reflecting on the Super Moon Phenomenon, a found poem from words lifted from news articles and quotes about the Super Moon night sky event.
* Don't miss There are two things from Finding Ruby Starling by Karen Rivers at Bildungsroman.
* Tricia is sharing Sitting in the Sand by Karla Kuskin.
* At All about the Books with Janet Squires, the selection is Count Me a Rhyme: Animal Poems by the Numbers by Jane Yolen with photographs by Jason Stemple.
* Jone, who has a good reason for being distracted, has turned her state of mind into a poem.
* Monica gives us a book spine haiku for summer.
* Joy shares an original children's poem and a poetry challenge.
* At Teach Mentor Texts, Jen has the lyrics to On Top Of The World by Imagine Dragons.
* Lorie Ann has a charming original haiku at On Point.