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April 19, 2012

The Round-Up Is On Its Way!

Expecting is the greatest impediment to living. In anticipation of tomorrow, it loses today.

       Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Wait a minute, wait a minute. That's not right.
Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.

       Alexander Graham Bell

Yeah, that's better.

The Poetry Friday Round-Up will be here tomorrow. It should be a good time--fun, informative, and without pressure. So, feel free to post now. I always appreciate the opportunity to leave my links the night before so that I have one less thing to think about in the morning before going off to work.

If you're going to be near Salem, Massachusetts this weekend, here's a taste of what's happening there...


  1. Thanks for the offer to link early, Diane - I believe I will!

    The amazing Carole Boston Weatherford is jazzing up Poetry Month on my blog today with a visit and a behind-the-scenes look at BECOMING BILLIE HOLIDAY.


    I love Salem and loved the video - great idea. Thanks for sharing and for hosting!

  2. Dear Diane,
    You are an absolute doll for offering us early posting...so much easier!

    www.TeachingAuthors.com is in with my original poem commemorating our THIRD BLOGIVERSARY, and a contest to win one of three $30 gift certificates for books in honor of our blogiversary. Yay!

    I won't have the exact URL until it posts at midnight. Will come back and give you that asap.

    Thanks for hosting!

  3. Hi Diane,

    Serving up some delicious rugelach with New Jersey poet Sondra Gash at Alphabet Soup:


    Thanks for hosting this week!!

  4. Oh, this is great! Thanks for hosting!

    I've posted an original poem called "Hand Candy" that talks about one of my favorite childhood playthings ... and links to illustrations by a Canadian writer who uses this very same thing to illustrate her books.

    It's here: http://vnesdolypoems.wordpress.com/2012/04/19/hand-candy/

    Violet Nesdoly

  5. Here's mine, in which we enjoy poetry anthologies for kids, and especially the poem "Cats Sleep Anywhere":