Category Archives: Natural World

Poetry Friday: Summer Poetry Swap

Thanks to Tabatha Yeatts for leading us in the Summer Poetry Swap (as well as the Winter Swap). I forget how many years we have been doing this exchange but in an upside down world right now, it the balm … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month 22/30: Earth Day 50th Annivesary

This National Poetry Month(NPM), I am writing and sharing original poems about food, family and feasts. Sundays will be a day to reshare a poem from the past. A list of links to previous poems is HERE. Today is Earth Day. … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Slurpee Waves and a Winner

One of two winners for this gorgeous journal is none other than our Poetry Friday Hostess, Laura Purdie Salas. I say TWO winners because I discovered that I had actually ordered 3 journals when I ordered so BONUS! That winner … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: #poemtober and #inktober

Thanks to Catherine at Reading to the Core for hosting all the poetry goodness in the world on this Friday. I have been participating for the first time in the #inktober2019. Last year I dabbled in the #poemtober (this year I … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Climate and Peace

Thank you to Linda at TeacherDance who is hosting and rounding up all the poetry goodness in the world today. We have to very important days back to back this weekend. Today, students around the world are leading the way with … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: A Week of Kindness and Goodness

Thanks to Kat at Kathryn Apel for hosting our fab poetry community this week. What a week! I arrived home from California to find this book gift in my mailbox. Thank you, Amy VanDerwater for this treasure trove! Then yesterday, my … Continue reading

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Sunday Solace: Week 34

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SOLSC19: 26/31: Morning Walk

It’s March and the Slice of Life Challenge. Thanks to Two Writing Teachers for providing space for writers. So yesterday, I wrote about the rain and a towhee at the feeder. The thing about the PNW is the temperamental nature … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Snow Trees

Poetry goodness can be found at Writing the World for Kids. Thank you, Laura. This photo was taken on my walk the other morning after there had been a dusting of snow. snow trees breathing poetry on a frosty day inhaling and … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: For Mary Oliver

Thanks to Tricia at The Miss Rumphius Effect for hosting Poetry Friday this week. The light of the poetry world dimmed with the passing of Mary Oliver. I offer this in response to the poem, Meadowlark, I found in her book, … Continue reading

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