Category Archives: poetry

Poetry Podcasts

Find poems here:

Academy of American Poets (some good audio here too)

Poem Hunter

Poetry Foundation

And do research here:

League of Canadian Poets

Literary Reference Centre (get the password from Ms Green)

Britannica Online (same password as above)

Enjoy making your podcasts with Audacity, a free software that you can download at home (or access from a TDSB computer).

To learn more about how to make a podcast on Audacity, read this tutorial.

And here’s a poem from Nikki Giovanni:

A LIBRARY
(for Kelli Martin)

a Library Is:

a place to be free
to be in space
to be in cave times
to be a cook
to be a crook
to be in love
to be unhappy
to be quick and smart
to be contained and cautious
to surf the rainbow
to sail the dreams
to be blue
to be jazz
to be wonderful
to be you
a place to be
yeah… to be

April is Poetry Month

How will you celebrate?

Check out these sites for some ideas:

League of Canadian Poets

Academy of American Poets

And here’s a poem from Nikki Giovanni:

A LIBRARY
(for Kelli Martin)

a Library Is:

a place to be free
to be in space
to be in cave times
to be a cook
to be a crook
to be in love
to be unhappy
to be quick and smart
to be contained and cautious
to surf the rainbow
to sail the dreams
to be blue
to be jazz
to be wonderful
to be you
a place to be
yeah… to be