Poetry Month 2014

This year, my Poetry Month project celebrated the myriad wonders of our world. Every day for the month of April, I shared one of "The Wonders of the World" (selected from a variety of lists) and an original poem inspired by that wonder.

Here are the wonders I chose:

1. The Great Pyramid of Giza (the only one of the Classic 7 Wonders of the World that still exists)

From the Wonders of the Middle Ages:
2. Stonehenge
3. Colosseum
4. Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
5. Great Wall of China
6. Porcelain Tower of Nanjing
7. Hagia Sophia
8. Leaning Tower of Pisa
9. Taj Mahal

From the American Society of Civil Engineers' 7 Wonders of the Modern World:
10. Channel Tunnel
11. CN Tower
12. Empire State Building
13. Golden Gate Bridge
14. Itaipu Dam
15. Delta Works
16. Panama Canal

A few of the New7Wonders of the World:
17. Petra
18. Machu Picchu
19. Chichen Itza

And 7 Natural Wonders from a variety of lists (including four of my own to remind us that there is wonder to be found wherever we look):
20. Grand Canyon
21. Great Barrier Reef
22. Mt. Everest
23. Aurora
24. Amazon Rain Forest
25. Victoria Falls
26. Polar Ice Caps
27. Sunrise
28. Chocolate Cake
29. Imagination
30. People