Friday, June 28, 2013


We know how visual kids are (and aren't we all, really?), so we decided we needed to create some mini-posters and postcards that feature our amazing poems. Thus, you will now find "printables" at our Pomelo Books site here. These printables take a poem and combine it with a contemporary image or photo that offers one interpretation of the poem. You can simply post it (electronically or print it out on paper) and offer a contemplative moment. Or you can use it as a prompt to talk with young people about how this image compares with what they imagine when they read or hear the poem. If a picture is worth a thousand words, how many words is a great poem image worth? Priceless!

Here's just one example: