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This Poem Is a Nest
by Irene Latham and Johanna Wright




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A Kirkus Reviews Best Book
An NCTE Notable Poetry Book

This beautiful poetry collection introduces readers to the art of found poetry as the poet writes a 37-line poem, Nest, then finds 160 smaller poems within it.

What can you find in a poem about a robin's nest? Irene Latham masterfully discovers nestlings or smaller poems about an astonishing variety of subjects--emotions, wild animals, natural landmarks on all seven continents, even planets and constellations. Each poem is a glorious spark of wonder that will prompt readers to look at the world afresh. The book includes an introduction detailing the principles of found poetry and blackout poetry, and a section of tips at the end. The joyous creativity in this volume is certain to inspire budding poets.

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Overview

A Kirkus Reviews Best Book
An NCTE Notable Poetry Book

This beautiful poetry collection introduces readers to the art of found poetry as the poet writes a 37-line poem, Nest, then finds 160 smaller poems within it.

What can you find in a poem about a robin's nest? Irene Latham masterfully discovers nestlings or smaller poems about an astonishing variety of subjects--emotions, wild animals, natural landmarks on all seven continents, even planets and constellations. Each poem is a glorious spark of wonder that will prompt readers to look at the world afresh. The book includes an introduction detailing the principles of found poetry and blackout poetry, and a section of tips at the end. The joyous creativity in this volume is certain to inspire budding poets.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781684373635
  • ISBN-10: 1684373638
  • Publisher: Wordsong
  • Publish Date: September 2020
  • Page Count: 112
  • Reading Level: Ages 7-14
  • Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.7 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.65 pounds


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