Category Archives: Original Poem

National Poetry Month 14/30: Uisge-Beatha

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. I am not … 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: Trees

Thanks to Christie at Wondering and Wandering for hosting us today. And for the fabulous topic of TREES. I have a love for trees. It goes as far back as 1970 when I lead our first Earth Day activates as a … Continue reading

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NaWriPoMo 19: Playing with Poetry 2/30

Mary Lee found these on Amazon. It sure was easier to buy the set for this month. Can’t wit to use with students. I pulled twelve paint chips and a prompt: I attempted including as much and as many of … Continue reading

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SOLSC19: 17/31: Candied Yams

It’s March and the Slice of Life Challenge. Thanks to Two Writing Teachers for providing space for writers. Tomorrow’s prompt for the Poetry Challenge this month is canned soup or any kind of canned food. My mom always made candied … Continue reading

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SOLSC19 8/31: Poetry Friday, International Women’s Day

It’s March and the Slice of Life Challenge. Thanks to Two Writing Teachers for providing space for writers. Welcome to Poetry Friday. There is a celebration of women happening at Reading to the Core, it’s International Women’s Day. Thanks, Catherine for hosting. See … Continue reading

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Poetry. Friday: Roiling, A Friday Fib

Thanks to Tara at Going to Walden for hosting all the Poetry Friday goodness. On Instagram this morning, Georgia Heard, said the word of the day was ROILING. I immediately thought of this moment last August in Yachats on the coast. … Continue reading

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