Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Poetry Recitation

Years ago, an elderly woman handed me a poem after church one day.  I read it, hung it on my wall next to my desk and thought, "I really should have my class memorize that poem."  Year past year and finally, this past September, I included this poem in our poetry recitation.  You can read it at the following link:  http://www.potw.org/archive/potw199.html

Because the poem ends in a way that could begin a new thought, the students had to create a final stanza.  Tony and Sarah (both pictured below) imagined themselves to be senior citizens with not a little history of their own to tell.

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