Monthly Archives: May 2010

Tuesday Newsflash: 48 Hour Reading Challenge

What are you doing the Weekend of June 4-6, 2010. Do you need an excuse for some D.E.A.R. (drop everything and read) Time?  Then consider Mother Reader’s Fifth Annual 48 Hour Book Challenge. This is from her blog: Read and … Continue reading

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Poetry Stretch: Sijo

The Poetry Stretch this week is the Korean “sijo” The AHA site offers “More ancient than haiku, the Korean SIJO shares a common ancestry with haiku, tanka and similar Japanese genres. All evolved from more ancient Chinese patterns. Sijo is … Continue reading

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Haiku Bones: Hummingbirds

winged fighter pilots dive bomb each other daily over sweet nectar The Anna’s  winter here in Oregon. Soon the Rufous will arrive along with the Ruby throat. They are terrific entertainment for the summer living room, our patio. Haiku Bones … 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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