Monthly Archives: June 2010

Poetry Stretch: Cento

Poetry Stretch at TMRE offers up a “cento” As described by The Teachers & Writers Handbook of Poetic Forms, it’s “a poem made entirely of pieces from poems by other authors. Centos can be rhymed or unrhymed, short or long.” … Continue reading

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Forty Years Later~ A Reunion

June 17, 1970, I graduated from Royal High School.  I headed to  Oregon for college and never looked back.  Sure, my freshman summer was spent at home.  The next two were in Wisconsin at summer camp jobs.  The summer of 1974, I … Continue reading

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One Single Impression: Dawn

cricket violins thrum a dawn song mockingbird responds For more about “dawn”, visit One Single Impression.

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Poetry Friday: Heat

It’s the last Friday of our school year.  The Poetry Stretch for this week is to write about the heat. (Been warm in other parts of the country) sun hides behind clouds Oregon strawberries rot no rain dance needed zombie-like … Continue reading

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Local Poetry Event

Susan Blackaby, whom I interviewed a few months back has a local poetry event this coming week: From the Local Barnes and Noble: This is a Barnes & Noble Vancouver invitation! “Strand by strand a spider strings Her scaffold stalk … Continue reading

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