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Small Poems

4.18  ·  Rating Details ·  11 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Describes in verse common objects in a child's life, such as a porch, chair, dog, pie, and grass.
Hardcover, 41 pages
Published April 1st 1985 by Farrar Straus Giroux
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Dec 17, 2013 Camille rated it really liked it
This is a collection of short poems about random things: chairs, grass, carrots, dogs, etc., and I think they're just awesome! There is no rhyming, but Worth wrote such fun rhythms using lines and spacing.Its been a while since I've appreciated poetry and I feel like I might be getting back into it and this author might be my segue.
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(October 29, 1933 - July 31, 1994)
Acclaimed poet Valerie Worth Bahlke was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and grew up in nearby Swarthmore, where her father taught biology at Swarthmore College. The family then moved to Tampa, Florida, and Bangalore, India, where they lived for one year. Valerie returned to Swarthmore to attend college, graduating with an English degree and High Honors. Shortl
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