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April is Poetry Month

How Far Is It to the Land We Left? 

BY NAOMI SHIHAB NYE


On the first day of his life
the baby opens his eyes
and gets tired doing even that.
He cries when they place a cap on his head.
Too much, too much!

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Your World

BY GEORGIA DOUGLAS JOHNSON

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Singing-Time

BY ROSE FYLEMAN


I wake in the morning early
And always, the very first thing,
I poke out my head and I sit up in bed
And I sing and I sing and I sing.
 

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a girl named jack

BY JACQUELINE WOODSON

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He Laughed with a Laugh

BY JONARNO LAWSON

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Ode to Teachers

BY PAT MORA

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To Catch a Fish

BY ELOISE GREENFIELD

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Room with a View

BY STEPHEN SWINBURNE

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Ode to My Shoes

BY FRANCISCO X. ALARCÓN

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A Blank White Page

BY FRANCISCO X. ALARCÓN


is a meadow
after a snowfall
that a poem
hopes to cross

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