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. Owl Moon--JaneYolen
  3. The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens
  4. I Got the Rhythm--Connie Schofield-Morrison
  5. Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer--Carole Boston Weatherford
  6. Once There Were Giants--Martin Waddell
  7. The Giving Tree--Shel Silverstein
  8. Topsy Turvy--Monika Meisner
  9. Out of the Dust--Karen Hesse
  10. Nothing--Robin Friedman
  11. Letters of Wallace Stevens
  12. Beautiful, Brilliant, Borderline--Angelo H. Hudson, Jr.
Challenge completed on July 21

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