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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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Poem A Day: 11

I am back from vacation and will share more of my adventures later.  Today’s prompt comes from Robert Lee Brewer’s Poem a Day Challenge, Day 9 (I was on my way home) 6:21 AM Back from vacation I must gather my … Continue reading

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It’s National Poetry Month!

I will again be writing a poem a day. I realized today that I have written a poem a day during April during the last four years. I will be on a blog vacation from today through April 9 but … Continue reading

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2010 NaPoWriMo Day 30

Well here it is, April 30, final day of NaPoWriMo.  Wow.    poetry month thirty days, thirty poems chronicles life notes Yesterday was a great day.  My district decided to reverse its decision to cut my job by half. I get … Continue reading

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