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“Summer at Blue Creek, North Carolina” Opens National Poetry Month

Posted by blatantbibliophiles on April 1, 2009

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It’s April! That means it’s time for the Academy of American Poets and their website at poets.org to celebrate by publishing a poem a day and also celebrating the poem’s author. We’ll be celebrating National Poetry Month along with them.  If you’re a poetry fan, you can go to the website and sign up to receive an email of each day’s poem. On April 30, they’ll also be celebrating their second annual Poem In Your Pocket Day.  Just find a poem you love and carry it in your pocket all day to share with friends and family. Today’s poem is “Summer at Blue Creek, North Carolina” by Jack Gilbert. You can read the poem here and read about Mr. Gilbert here. Oh, yeah, and here’s a Wordle of the poem.

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Fun with Wordle!

Posted by blatantbibliophiles on August 29, 2008

Can you say "simple?" Wordle has simple down to an art form. I only wish that my wordle was just a little bit larger here so that you could so how beautiful it is. You don't even have to register or log in to use Wordle. All you have to do is go to Wordle, click on "Create," and, as they say, "paste in a bunch of text." Click on "Go" and voila, you have your own Wordle. Not happy? Click on "Randomize" to get a whole new look. You can randomize all day long if you have the stamina. You can print, save, and EVEN POST ON WORDPRESS!!!!!! Easily! Although it is tiny. Maybe it went on a diet somewhere in cyberspace between Wordle and WordPress. It is still fun!

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