The Good Knits Book Club normally meets the second Monday of each month. This month, however, Caroline Kennedy will be here on their normal book club night so the Next Meeting is Monday, April 4th!
Thursday, March 31, 2011
Monday, March 28, 2011
You Travel a Path on Paper
You travel a path on paper
and discover you're in a city
you only thought about before.
It's a Sunday marketplace. Parakeets and finches
are placed on the stones
and poppies in transparent wrapping
How can you be where you never were?
And how did you find the way -- with your mind
your only measure?
-Fanny Howe, from Poem in Your Pocket For Young Kids (Amulet)Are you a poet and nobody knows it?
Our children’s department is having a poetry contest open to kids grade K - 12. In celebration of National Poetry Month, every day during April we will select one poem to post on the blog and in our children’s department.
Here's how to enter!
- Stop by the children’s department to pick up your “pocket” to write your poem on. You can write it yourself or ask your parents for help.
- Drop your poem in our drop box on the desk in the children's department
- Check the blog every day in April to see if your poem is the poem of the day!
On the last day we will post the remaining submissions. So EVERYONE who enters has a chance to see their poem in print! We will also have a raffle at the end of the month to win a copy of
Published in conjunction with The Academy of American Poets
selected by Bruno Navasky
And don't forget! All POETRY BOOKS are 20% off during April!
Thursday, March 24, 2011
Our total time in the kitchen came in around an hour. I even had enough leftover pilaf & potatoes to make a tasty scramble with a few eggs the next morning. I will definitely try more recipes from this lovely book!
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(Be sure to stop by and check out our Cooking Table full of other delicious, delectable discoveries!!)