Kyle, Robbie, Nicola, and Anna’s Stories Sunday, 14 February 2010Posted by carryapoem in Schools blog, Stories.
Tags: Carol Ann Duffy, Emily Dickinson, William Carlos Williams
Kyle carries a poem by Emily Dickinson, liking the line “I’ll let my head be just in sight.”
Robbie carries the anonymous poem “Don’t Quit” because “it’s good and it makes sense.”
You can read the full text of “Don’t Quit” here.
Nicola carries the poem “Valentine” by Carol Ann Duffy. Nicola’s favourite line is
“I give you an onion.
Its fierce kiss will stay on your lips forever.”
Anna carries the poem “This is just to say” by William Carlos Williams. She likes the stanza: “I have eaten the plums / that were in the ice box.” Anna writes, “I like this … a lot! I had plums for breakfast!”
You can read the rest of the poem here.