Taught Me Purple
by Evelyn Tooley Hunt
My mother taught me purple
Although she never wore it.
Wash-grey was her circle,
The tenement her orbit.
The rest of the poem is here.
I'll be back later tonight to do a round up.
Added Friday evening:
Because I could not stop for Death at The Simple and the Ordinary
George is a monkey who’s always quite curious at GottaBook (original by Gregory K)
Living in New York, you think you've seen everything at Chicken Spaghetti
My father's face is brown with sun at Farm School
On the other side of the door at A Wrung Sponge
She comes like the hush and beauty of the night at Susan Taylor Brown's LiveJournal (bonus poem in the comments)
Tell me, O Octopus I begs at Journey Woman
There is not much difference in the actual at Big A little a
Wynken, Blynken, and Nod one night at Jen Robinson's Book Page
Winter-Piece: You wake, all windows blind - embattled sprays at Scholar's Blog (edited to add title)
Poetry Book Reviews:
Beware, Take Care at Blog From The Windowsill
For The Good of Earth and Sun: Teaching Poetry and Awakening the Heart: Exploring Poetry in Elementary and Middle School at A Year In Reading
Moving Day at Fuse Number 8
Because even tho it wasn't posted on Friday, it's great and awesome and Steve Irwin deserves a Viking poem: Farewell Crocodile Hunter by Garth Nix
Did I miss you? Blame bloglines, blame blogger, don't blame me. Just post a comment and I'll update Saturday.
Added later Friday Evening:
Wow! It sure is good to be you at MotherReader
September: By all these lovely tokens at Bildungsroman/Little Willow
The Author to Her Book: Thou ill-formed offspring of my feeble brain at Here in the Bonny Glen