In my new book, Poetry Pauses: Teaching With Poems to Elevate Student Writing in All Genres, I examine how poems can be easy to tuck into our practice and enhance the work we are already doing as we helps student writers to grow.
For the past
by Sara Holbrook
You don’t have to be a lioness
to evidence some fierce –
a Chihuahua bouncing barking backwards
has the heart, the mind, the grrrrrr.
You don’t have to be a cheetah to
chase and catch some fast.
A toddler streaking for the toilet,
an OH NO pounding past is