National Poetry Month

10 Great Lines of Poetry to Celebrate National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month. Although we’re now in the last 10 days of this great month, I figured that it wasn’t too late to share some of lovely lines of poetry. Poetry is good for the soul and good for writing. When you read good poetry it can be an uplifting experience. It can inspire us and help us to use our creativity in describing the ordinary and everyday into something incredible and memorable. There are times when you feel you won’t ever be the same after reading a line of poetry. It’s as though those words were waiting for you. Okay, maybe I’m being a bit over dramatic here but I’m sure many poetry lovers alike can understand my point of view. Anyway, here are 10 great lines of poetry that I hope you’ll also enjoy!

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How To Responsibly Consume Online Content

After reading this headline, you may be wondering “why would I need to responsibly consume online content?” Well here’s the thing. With online information being so widespread and easily accessible, it can be incredibly overwhelming, tricky, and even dangerous to determine what information is true or blown out of proportion. I use the word dangerous because we often make decisions based on content we consume. If the wrong content is consumed, these decisions can have a negative impact on our health, political decisions, and even the way we treat each other. I know I am not alone in seeing these negative effects of consuming inaccurate content.

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Gilbert Blythe: A Writer’s Kindred Spirit

 

 

The news of 48 year old Jonathan Crombie’s recent and sudden death came as a tragic shock to fans of “Anne of Green Gables.” While many fans may not have known much about Jonathan himself, they felt a strong connection to his superb portrayal of Gilbert Blythe in the CBC mini-series adaptation of L.M. Montgomery’s novels. Jonathan’s portrayal of Gilbert was executed exactly the way that fans of the novels envisioned him. In fact, he played the role so well that many fans refuse to see any other screen adaptation, myself included. So when the news of Jonathan’s death was announced, it almost felt as though Gilbert himself had died.

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