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Poetry Madness! Ed DeCaria

Thanks to Susan Taylor Brown, I learned about Ed DeCaria’s launching of  a March Madness Poetry Tournament, where poets are assigned a word and matched up in head-to-head battles in time to start reading and voting. These 64 poets have to write a kid appropriate poem. Readers vote, winners move on to the next round. Susan noted: Some of the words are insanely difficult. Some are funny. The poems are great fun to read, most of them light, funny verse. You can check out the first round here:

http://www.thinkkidthink.com/madness-2012-main/scoreboard/