National Poetry Month

Celebrate National Poetry Month with a visit to some well-known poets, several of our South Carolina Poets Laureate, a bit of information about the rules for writing haiku, and much more!

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The Joy of a Singer | A World of Poetry
The Joy of a Singer | A World of Poetry

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The Joy of a Singer A wonderful occupation Making songs! But all too often they Are failures. A wonderful fate Getting wishes fulfilled! But all too often they Slip past. A wonderful occupation...
The Inuit of the Arctic Circle | A World of Poetry
The Inuit of the Arctic Circle | A World of Poetry

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The Inuit of the Arctic Circle The Inuit culture has survived in some of the coldest, most remote parts of the world. Home to the Inuit is the Arctic landscape of Greenland and the northern parts of...
Africa, Part 4 | A World of Poetry
Africa, Part 4 | A World of Poetry

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Frog Frog you, frog you Your Friend, your friend; Frog you, frog you: He is calling his wife Jump squat, jump squat He is calling his wife - Sotho "Frog" is sung in a jumpy, jerky manner to imitate a...
Fleas Interest Me So Much | A World of Poetry
Fleas Interest Me So Much | A World of Poetry

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Fleas Interest Me So Much Fleas interest me so much They are perfect, ancient, Sanskrit, machines that admit of no appeal. They do not bite to eat, they bite only to jump; they are the dancers of the...
Around the World with Poetry | A World of Poetry
Around the World with Poetry | A World of Poetry

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Around the World with Poetry People from cultures around the world use poetry for expression, entertainment and communication. Different languages and cultural backgrounds affect why and how a poem is...