Featured Poem: I started early – Took my Dog – Emily Dickinson

This week’s featured poem I started early – Took my Dog – describes an enchanting and evocative encounter with the Sea by reclusive poet, Emily Dickinson. Continue reading “Featured Poem: I started early – Took my Dog – Emily Dickinson”

Featured Poem: The Voice by Thomas Hardy

This week’s featured poem, The Voice by Thomas Hardy, has got thinking about reading aloud in Shared Reading groups, the importance of hearing the written word out loud in different voices.

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Featured Poem: When I heard the learn’d astronomer by Walt Whitman

This week our Featured Poem comes from the great American poet Walt Whitman, When I heard the learn’d astronomer.

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Featured Poem: December Stillness by Siegfried Sassoon

The last month of the year has arrived – perhaps unexpectedly for some, and for others much anticipated. Either way, we might all appreciate some December Stillness from Siegried Sassoon.

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Featured Poem: There’s A Certain Slant Of Light by Emily Dickinson

This week we’re dipping back into the mists of time for our Featured Poem and a recommendation from Vic during her time working on the Wirral Get into Reading project.

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