Poetry Friday: Naomi Shihab Nye

In anticipation of springtime and change, listen to poet Naomi Shihab Nye perform her poem “The Frogs Did Not Forget” from her book Honeybee (HarperCollins, 2008).

Listen to Naomi Shihab Nye perform “The Frogs Did Not Forget.”

A favorite excerpt:

pleasure poking its throaty resonance
back into my brain

Which poems or poets are heralds of spring for you and your students?

Poetry Friday is hosted at The Drift Record this week.

Posted by Danika Brubaker, MLS, Author and Publisher Liaison Librarian

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One Response to Poetry Friday: Naomi Shihab Nye

  1. Andromeda Jazmon March 27, 2010 at 4:03 am #

    Thanks for this post – Nye is always recalling beauty! I’m hearing the Spring Peepers morning and evening. That means spring to me! We are gearing up for NaPoMo at school and pulling out all sorts of poetry. I always turn to cherry blossom poems, of course. ūüôā I start with haiku…

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