Saturday, December 31, 2016

Poetry Reading Challenge 2017

Another favorite  challenge of mine is up for 2017. I will be doing the highest level.

  • Haiku Level: read 1 book of poetry or 20 poems
  • Cinquain Level: Read 2 books of poetry, 40 poems
  • Sonnet Level: Read 3 books of poetry, 60 poems
  • Rondeau Level: Read 4 books of poetry, 80 poems
  • Villanelle Level: Read 5-10 books of poetry, 100 poems
If you want to challenge yourself this year, feel free to try a new form of poetry — Sonnets, Haiku, Pastoral, Limerick, Elegy, Tanka, Ghazal, Epic, and others.

My books:
  1. The Epic of Gilgamesh
  2. The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens
  3. I Got the Rhythm--Connie Schofield-Morrison
  4. Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer--Carole Boston Weatherford
  5. Once There Were Giants--Martin Waddell
  6. The Giving Tree--Shel Silverstein
  7. Topsy Turvy--Monika Meisner
  8. Out of the Dust--Karen Hesse
  9. Nothing--Robin Friedman
  10. Letters of Wallace Stevens

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