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NaPoWriMo: Day 3

This describes my day today: an unplanned visit block of books poetry book aisle so many choices hard to choose williams wins As in Wiliam Carlos Williams. Powells City of Books, a great place to be on spring break.  For … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo: Day2

brown velvet hills lone oak silhouette against sky quiet morning walk

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Poem a Day: Day 22, Earth Day

Where were you on April 22, 1970?  I was in my senior year of high school.  Our English teacher, Mrs. Jenkins, inspired us to take charge and organize Earth Day activities the school. See this flag?  I made one for … Continue reading

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Poem a Day: Catching Up on Day 21

From Tuesday: sit at the dinner table dishes cleared,  I tease out a poem in my journal the lines jumbled like my mind the news of the day ricochets as do my words taunting me ++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Wednesday: spring sandals linger … Continue reading

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Poem a Day: Day 18

From One Single Impression, the prompt is “shackles”. I am feeling the despair, the heat and unsettledness of what is happening to education in the state I teach in.  After 37 years, it’s deplorable how teachers are being treated. house, … Continue reading

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Poem a Day: Day 17

Today another shadorma.   At Poetic Asides, the prompt was about the big picture. Now, granted, growing old  may not be the world’s big picture. However I recently was reminded of the importance of stretching daily to keep the muscles elastic. … Continue reading

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Big Poetry Book Give Away National Poetry Month 2011

I seem to be always a day or two late. I missed the deadline to be officially part of the Big Poetry Book Give Away for National Poetry Month 2011.  But that’s not going to stop me from giving away two books.  … Continue reading

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Poem A Day: Day 16

saturday rainy day again cuddle nap +++++++++++++++++++ tea kettle whistles, tea leaves wait to be read

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Poem a Day: Day 15

One thing that I love about Portland in April is the pink blossoms of the cherry trees.  Today I wrote this Trees bloom Blossom before me Pink petal snow What if we build a snowman?

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Maybe

Again, from Poetic Asides by Robert Lee Brewer, Monday’s prompt “Maybe.” Maybe tomorrow I will laugh a bit more swing as high as I can at recess dance the salsa while teaching haiku to second graders Maybe tomorrow second graders will … Continue reading

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