Category Archives: Observations

Poetry Friday: #poemsofpresence

I have been watching way too much news this week. Mid-day today hubs and I finally made it to the Leach Botanical Garden for a needed peace break. Away from the news, I saw this churning water and thought of … 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: #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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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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SOL19: My OLW and My Writing Room

I am grateful to the blog, Two Writing Teachers, which hosts The Slice of Life series each Tuesday. My 2019 OLW began surfacing at the Highlights Foundation Writing Poetry For Children workshop held in October. It was the moment when I … Continue reading

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Poemtober: Day 12

Thank you to Laura at Writing the World for Kids for hosting Poetry Friday this week. pumpkin blaze the old crone watches in the night ©jone rush macculloch

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Poemtober: Day 8

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Poemtober: Day 6

It’s Saturday.  Time for a shadorma. autumn leaves yellow, orange piles scrunch and crunch we scamper squirrels gather fallen nuts to hide for winter ©jone rush macculloch

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Poetry Friday: Poem in the Mail

Head over to Margaret at Reflections on the Teche who is rounding up Poetry Friday this week. Last week, I had my second piece of student mail. I squeed when I opened the piece to find a poem. When I … Continue reading

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