Sage Workshops are a series of student run poetry workshops. The workshops are inspired and modeled after the Pen In The Classroom program. The Downtown's Central Library is hosting our workshops. The workshops are in their Teen'Scape department. These workshops will eventually branch out to other organizations or schools. We are currently sponsored by PEN In The Classroom. Part of Sage Workshops is maintaining this world in the wonderhowto website. Please support our project and visit our Fa...
Stand back. This is a powerful talk from Chris Henrikson founder of Street Poets Inc. An organisation that is committed to building a community that brings together different racial, ethnic and socio-economic segments of the city of Los Angeles around the transformational power of the creative process.
French berets are here! Instead of just one winner for the poetry contest there will be two winners.
Please support Street Poets and their quest for helping our youth. Street Poets Inc.
Color On The Walls By: Teresa Duarte Once Upon a time there was a un'corn
Audubon's Flute Audubon in the summer woods
April is poetry month! During April Planet Poem will host the first Planet Poem poetry competition. People will be able to post two poems to our world. Two groups of four students will vote on the winner. The grand prize winner will win a French Beret!
Loyalty by Edward Taylor This is the hardest part:
Sunday, April 29, 2012 2:00pm until 6:00pm
Carnal Apple, Woman Filled, Burning Moon By:Pablo Neruda dark smell of seaweed, crush of mud and light,
Cold heart less man living in this crazy worl’ Unsatisfied with his life death on mind
Phenomenal Woman by: Maya Angelou Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.
Submit The Rattling Wall is accepting sophisticated short fiction, travel essays, and poetry submissions for Issue 4 until April 1, 2012. The literary journal accepts simultaneous submissions, but asks to be contacted immediately if work that a writer has submitted for review has been accepted for publication elsewhere.
My sister can sometimes be bossy She can sometimes get so grumpy
Snow by: Seido Ray Ronci On my way out the door, my son says,
I totally love the poem "My Little Angel" It's awesome and even better it's a SONNET!
Readings from The Rattling Wall. Issue @skylight Books Date: March 17, 2012 @7pm Skylight Books.
Swim Yes/ter/day /the/ tri/pod/ went/ to/ go/ swim A
CITY OF ANGELS by: Luis Rodriguez Somewhere out there, lies the city.
This is a great opportunity for writers who want their voices to be heard PEN Center USA
Through the eyes of the ignorant. United We Stand.
A. There/ are/ i/ssues/ that/ are/ just/ o/ccur/ring/ B. Now/ a/ days/ peo/ple/ don’t/ care/ much/ any/more/
The view I have right now is beautiful This very moment the sun is setting
How to Read a Poem Poems can be read many ways. The following steps describe one approach. Of course not all poems require close study and all should be read first for pleasure.
Nervousness, when I met your lips in mine The sweet tremble of your hand and your smile;
My Little Angel Three years ago a handsome child was born
Purple Hyacinth Look that Purple Hyacinth will soon bloom
So sorry I’m so sorry I’m not what you expected,
Author's Note: Hi there, some of you may know but most of you probably won't. My name is Semeria and I am an author on the rising. I plan to be posting one of my novels on this website for people to read. Comment and let me know what you think and I hope you enjoy the story.
Three Days without You Poem Description:
Sage Workshop: Intro to Poetry/ Autobiography Unit Essential Question: How can my five scenes are used in my writing?
Mash-up Activity Directions: Pick three songs and grab 7 phrases or lines from each song, and then make a poem.
Sergio Peralta Advisor: Jessica Davis
Sergio Peralta Advisor: Jessica Davis
Words that will help you with your writing Alliteration - The repetition of aconsonant sound. This si important because it makes words stand out, and because it can help set the mood for something.
You, Whoever You AreYou, whoever you are!... All you continentals of Asia, Africa, Europe, Australia, indifferent of place!
The Armadillo For Robert Lowell
My name is Elvis. I'm from Film & Theatre Arts charter high school. I'm in this world to help people become better poets/writers. I'm going to help Serigo make this world better, adding different things, and giving advice on how to express yourselves better. I'm also going to be putting up some of my own stuff wether it's poetry or music, I've made myself. I'm heard to help so if anything is need don't hesitate to ask.
The last tree on earth The world looks new today.