Monthly Archives: December 2014

A Poem As Big As New York City

STUDENT WRITING Looking for a great gift for students of all ages?  A POEM AS BIG AS NEW YORK CITY is a delightful book-length poem that spreads the wonder and joy that is New York, as told through the words of its young people. It makes a delightful gift! As part of an unprecedented series of T&W…

Memory’s Room

FROM THE ARCHIVE Mary Carruthers From:Teachers & Writers Magazine(May-June 1999, Volume 30, Number 5) While the following article may be a little different than usual for this magazine, we were struck by the interesting possibilities it seemed to hold for the writer and writing teacher—Editor   By Dallas C. Galvin, Editor, The Poetry Calendar The…


Brooklyn seventh-grader Joseph Carrasquillo shares his poetry and process, and talks about how writing helps “free my mind into a quieter place.” T&W thanks Amy Epstein for this video from her residency at PS 140. Produced and directed by Amy Epstein.

Letter Q

Letter Qby Nyrobi (7th Grade) I am the letter QI’m close to an O, that perfect round OBut there’s always something sticking outAlways in my wayI can’t roll cause I will stop, but I willalways tryImperfect but differentYou won’t see me all the timeI tend to be a lonerI’m not the popular typeI will always…

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