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National Poetry Month, Week 4


By: Jennifer Reifsteck

This week, Thomas and Max give us new ways to look at Harpoon-shaped Head:

Spearhead B17528A

Pointy
Sharp, Shiny
Stabbing, Throwing, Battling
What is it made of?
Wood
by Thomas

Sharp
Brown, Amazed
Amazing, Interesting, Attracting
How was it made?
Awesome
by Max

Inspired by an artifact on view, an Abington School District 2nd grader demonstrates the throwing of a spear in the Iraq's Ancient Past exhibition.  Photo: Dari Sutton
Inspired by an artifact on view, an Abington School District 2nd grader demonstrates the throwing of a spear in the Iraq’s Ancient Past exhibition. Photo: Dari Sutton

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