Collected Tweets for Poetry Month 2009

Just remembered that it’s poetry month in 2010. Last year, I participated and tweeted my poems. So that they don’t get lost in the ether I collect them below, with a few beyond the month. That will give me a good base to start with for 2010.

Augh, sentimental poem alert: http://tinyurl.com/yj75vdg about a child growing up.  11:27 PM Nov 30th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Sept 11+ 8yrs. My son’s day is full; too young to recall. Brings to mind Musee de Beaux Arts by W.H. Auden http://tinyurl.com/4nag4x #poem 7:41 AM Sep 11th, 2009 via TweetDeck

A poem is no place for an idea -Edgar Watson Howe #quote 9:34 AM Jul 29th, 2009 via BeTwittered

Heard on This American Life “Aubade” by Philip Larkin http://tr.im/th7G Really worth reading #poetry 10:41 PM Jul 20th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Lots of sea poems at http://tinyurl.com/nmnnqn And a great sea song is “Mingulay Boat Song” on Rogue’s Gallery CD sung by Richard Thompson.   8:23 PM Jun 1st, 2009 via web

Maybe I was thinking of this one: I must go down to the sea again by John Masefield #poetry http://tinyurl.com/kjf2os 8:20 PM Jun 1st, 2009 via web

Reading Moby Dick, Trying to remember poem about “go down to the sea in ships” Found it was Psalm 107:23-30, KJV http://tinyurl.com/lsmqay 8:17 PM Jun 1st, 2009 via web

There is no joy in Mudville. Who hasn’t said it? Casey at the Bat by Ernest Thayer http://is.gd/vB3J #poetrymonth 7:15 AM Apr 30th, 2009 via TweetDeck

To An Athlete Dying Young by A.E. Houseman http://is.gd/vaLN iLike but didn’t work in Out of Africa for R. Redford I thought #poetrymonth 12:44 PM Apr 28th, 2009 via TweetDeck

You are old, father William by Lewis Carrol…an amusing poem #poetrymonth http://is.gd/vaRT 12:41 PM Apr 28th, 2009 via TweetDeck

A Refusal to Mourn the Death, by Fire, of a Child in London by Dylan Thomas http://is.gd/vaNJ 1st poem I REALLY GOT in jc #poetrymonth 12:36 PM Apr 28th, 2009 via TweetDeck

trying to remember a poem fragment I found “it would be nice to think so” by peter rodenby http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/it-would-be-nice-to-think-so/ #poetrymonth 12:31 PM Apr 28th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Winston Churchill (age 15) poem on Russian Flu Pandemic of 1890s http://is.gd/uIEc #poetrymonth #swineflu hmm   1:02 PM Apr 26th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Addicting this random poetry thing. Next up Dinner Guest: Me by Langston Hughes. Funny.ish. http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/dinner-guest-me/ #poetrymonth see poemhunter.com   9:09 PM Apr 25th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Oops. Phyllis was the poem of the day. My random poem is Mother o Mine by Rudyard Kipling http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/mother-o-mine/ #poetrymonth #mothersday 9:07 PM Apr 25th, 2009 via TweetDeck

My random poem from Poemhunter.com is On Being Brought from Africa by Phyllis Wheatley http://is.gd/uBeG Knew of her. #poetrymonth 9:05 PM Apr 25th, 2009 via TweetDeck

2 previous poems courtesy of Poetry Speaks to Children edited by Elise Paschen, including CD w poems read by poets #poetrymonth 9:00 PM Apr 25th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Nonsense: Carl Sandberg On a Flimmering Floom http://is.gd/uBc4 doesnt stand up 2 Lewis Carroll Jabberwocky http://is.gd/1Ksl #poetrymonth 8:59 PM Apr 25th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Poetry for my dentist: The Dentist and The Crocodile by Roald Dahl. Yes, THAT Roald Dahl. #poetrymonth http://twurl.nl/4txuhq 8:54 PM Apr 25th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Gonna go read some poetry to the young’un before #poetrymonth is up   9:21 PM Apr 21st, 2009 via web

You will smile at “My Favorite Cook”, a villanelle by Sue Barton, you really WILL http://twurl.nl/rwq6bl #poetrymonth 8:21 AM Apr 17th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Definition and examples of the villanelle form of poetry. http://twurl.nl/vfbpgd Only Yesterday a poignant example. #poetrymonth 8:16 AM Apr 17th, 2009 via TweetDeck

T Roethke’s most famous “The Waking” is a villanelle. Good to have married an English major. Lovely poem http://twurl.nl/wii71q #poetrymonth 9:55 PM Apr 16th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Does everyone but me already know this? Epidermal Macabre by T. Roethke http://twurl.nl/lisdb2 a bit of St. Bartholomew? #poetrymonth 11:38 AM Apr 16th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Aw a father/son poem by Theodore Roethke – My Papa’s Waltz http://twurl.nl/wr0lw6 #poetrymonth 11:21 AM Apr 16th, 2009 via TweetDeck

RT @delzey: a piece of cake, please / true, it’s not on my diet / but i’d still like some // #haiku #poetry #npm 7:15 AM Apr 16th, 2009 via TweetDeck

RT @GrantFarms: Haiku – Ode to Onions: CSA Onions – Organic, bold, flavorful – In the ground today #poetrymonth 🙂   7:14 AM Apr 16th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Go on already, eat the damn peach! The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock by t s eliot http://twurl.nl/sw70l6 #poetrymonth ‘minds me o jr coleg   9:08 PM Apr 15th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Ahem, more dignified… The Hollow Men by t s eliot http://twurl.nl/y4o0yu #poetrymonth Puts me in mind of Apocalypse Now  9:06 PM Apr 15th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Just learned about this un: The Naming of the Cats by t s eliot http://twurl.nl/ma5ak0 #poetrymonth 9:04 PM Apr 15th, 2009 via TweetDeck

RT @TMFZahrim: Financial poetry (annual tradition for National Poetry Month) on VMware: http://tr.im/iPeL #poetrymonth < HA   7:16 AM Apr 15th, 2009 via TweetDeck

shout out to www.poemhunter.com #poetrymonth 7:13 AM Apr 15th, 2009 via TweetDeck

The Onion Days by Carl Sandburg because it has a character named Jasper #poetrymonth 7:10 AM Apr 15th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Emily Dickinson made me admire, Robert Frost made me weep. #poetrymonth 3:23 PM Apr 11th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Because I could not stop for death -Emily Dickinson Cliche or classic. I vote classic. It’s good to dust these off. #poetrymonth 3:19 PM Apr 11th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Home: “Something you somehow haven’t to deserve” The Death of the Hired Man -Robert Frost #poetrymonth A fave of Dad–so much influence…   3:09 PM Apr 11th, 2009 via TweetDeck

In answer to C.P. Cavafy we have Matthew John Williams’ Ithaca: http://twurl.nl/0zb4vf #poetrymonth Husband-approved.   9:32 PM Apr 8th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Today we have the naming of the parts by Henry Reed http://twurl.nl/ro1jvk #poetrymonth 10:53 AM Apr 8th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Jenny Kissed Me by Leigh Hunt (pop’s fave!) http://twurl.nl/3hi5bl & the Moving Finger by Omar Khayyam http://twurl.nl/wu0i3j #poetrymonth 8:23 AM Apr 8th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Nothing Like the Sun, a Shakespeare Sonnet. Always liked its contrariness and truth. http://twurl.nl/0145cc #poetry #poetrymonth 10:38 PM Apr 7th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Rainer Maria Rilke “The Panther” http://twurl.nl/nfyk2t #poetry #poetrymonth 10:33 PM Apr 7th, 2009 via TweetDeck

10 year old contributes The Odyssey by Homer. I look at them & they assure me it’s an Epic Poem. http://twurl.nl/b1rruv #poetry #poetrymonth 9:20 AM Apr 5th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Winter kept us warm, covering Earth in forgetful snow, feeding a little life with dried tubers.    9:18 AM Apr 5th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Mixing Memory and desire, stirring Dull roots with spring rain   9:18 AM Apr 5th, 2009 via TweetDeck

April is the cruelest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land   9:17 AM Apr 5th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Contributed by spouse (former English major): The Wasteland by T.S. Eliot http://twurl.nl/sruqen Show off! #poetry #poetrymonth 9:12 AM Apr 5th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Final poem of the night: W.H. Auden “Stop all the clocks” – heartbreaking http://twurl.nl/lpcpfe #poetry #poetrymonth 8:39 PM Apr 4th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Ithaka by C.P. Cavafy cause husband picked it 4 r wedding & it mentions “Laistrygonians” http://twurl.nl/d25x8s #poetrymonth #poetry 4:48 PM Apr 4th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Well and of course The Raven by Edgar AlLan Poe http://twurl.nl/l7jl26 #poetrymonth #poetry 4:45 PM Apr 4th, 2009 via TweetDeck

The Bells by Edgar Alan Poe because how many poems use the word tintinnabulation? http://twurl.nl/jys6s7 #poetrymonth #poetry 4:42 PM Apr 4th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Happy Poetry Month! I like “Fire and Ice” by Robert Frost http://twurl.nl/aci4xv #poetry #poetrymonth 1:19 PM Apr 4th, 2009 via TweetDeck

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