Category Archives: Poetry

SOL: Excited for This

It’s Tuesday and time to share a SOL with Two Writing Teachers. I can’t believe I missed last week. It just one of those weeks.  Happy to say, I turned in my evidence for my evaluation yesterday (we use an … Continue reading

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SOl14: NaPoWriMo Day 29: Late Spring

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NaPoWriMo Day 28: Sunrise and Chocolate

And though a day late, from the “Sunrise” prompt at A Year of Reading As I went through my photos, I realized I have more sunset photos than sunrise. I love sunrise I love this time of morning. This photo … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day 27: Time Zone (Redux)

Today I played with the tritina, using the words from a 2007 poem: Time Zones (redux) Three o’clock in the morning awakened by the pointy nose of our dog dreams interrupted while you sleep East coast bakers finished with their sleep, … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day20: Easter Bunny

Easter Bunny Grandma, why do you have a basket in hand? Grandma, where’s the Easter Bunny? Grandma, I am telling mom. Mom, is the Easter Bunny real? Tell me! Grandma, how did the Easter Bunny disappear into thin air? Mom, … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day18: Poetry Friday

Thank you to Robyn for hosting Poetry Friday Round-up. A tritina: The afternoon quiet interrupted by rain as I sat with a book by the window and watched the pinking of dogwood Remembered when dad planted the dogwood The red … Continue reading

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SOL14: NaPoWriMo Day 15: Tax Day

    Thanks to Two Writing Teachers for having a place to share our weekly slices. tax day always throws a curve paralyzes me I file for an extension I hate this day. (remember I am not fond of math). … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo14: Allergies

Cinquains, did you know this about them? Cinquains invented by Adelaide Crapsey in the early 1900s, are just five lines long. The first line has two syllables, the second four, the third six, the fourth eight, and the last drops back to … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo 2014: Days 11-13

Ugh.  I am not sure how this happened but I lost steam and didn’t post.  I have three poems written but not posted. The first is a lune: morning fog layer shields the sun I turn over-sleep barking dog enters … Continue reading

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SOL14: NaPoWriMo: Day 8

Thanks to Two Writing Teachers for a place to share slices every week. I’ve had a goal to write a poem a day during April. I missed yesterday. Blame it on me leaving my phone in Boise, ID and not … Continue reading

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