Tuesday, April 13, 2010


Here are some family friendly Poetry Month events in our area this week.

Fly a Poem month at the Parkland Community Library.  Submit your favorite poem - original or by another author - and we will post it on a kite shape and display it in the library.  Fill the library with kites and poems.

Fancy Nancy fans can visit the Whitehall Borders store this Saturday for a poetry party.  Click here for details.

Here's a poem to get the poetic juices flowing.  (And to remind you to visit the Parkland Community Library Wednesday, April 14th, at 7 pm for a program by the Lehigh Valley Zoo.)

The Porcupine by Karla Kuskin

A porcupine looks somewhat silly /
He also is extremely quilly. /
And if he shoots a quill at you, /
Run fast /
Or you'll be quilly too. /

I would not want a porcupine /
To be my loving Valentine.


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