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Chant of the Computer-Weary
by
Mary Lee Hahn


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update
download
Internet
code
 
password
fire wire
USB
load
 
keyboard
network
charger cord
mouse
 
sunshine
fresh air
out of the
house
 
© by Mary Lee Hahn.
Used with the author’s permission.
 
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Mary Lee Hahn lives in Columbus, Ohio, and has taught either fourth- or fifth-graders for 28 years. She is the author of Reconsidering Read-Aloud (Stenhouse, 2002) and nearly a dozen articles for the Choice Literacy website, and has also co-authored the blog, A Year of Reading, since 2006. In March, Mary Lee made it to the "Elite Eight" in the Madness! 2012 poetry tournament.


Post New Comment:
wyantjl42:
Nice momentum.Could be read as a chant.
Posted 03/02/2013 06:56 PM
rcstewart3:
Hear! Hear! Nice one...
Posted 03/02/2013 12:38 AM
Dorcas:
Delightful elegant!
Posted 03/01/2013 10:15 PM
transitions:
No signal, No sound, No kidding...how I empathize. Great poem ~
Posted 03/01/2013 12:51 PM
msruff:
How appropriate. Great job!
Posted 03/01/2013 11:52 AM
mimi:
YES, YES! to both the poem and the unplugging...
Posted 03/01/2013 11:20 AM
KevinArnold:
What fun!
Posted 03/01/2013 08:55 AM
erinsnana:
Love this! Nice job.
Posted 03/01/2013 07:34 AM
laurasalas:
Love this chant-poem. All the hard sounds make it feel very techy til I get to the lovely sh sounds in the last stanza. So great!
Posted 03/01/2013 05:36 AM
Katrina:
That is a window for words.
Posted 03/01/2013 04:18 AM


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