Category Archives: Original Poem

NaPoWriMo 04/22/2017: Saturday Shadorma: Red Dragonfly

This month, I am collaborating with nonfiction author and photographer, Christy Peterson.  You are invited to write and submit a poem based on the photo in the comments. dragonfly red as the rose hips from autumn’s garden tea today a … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: NaPoWriMo 04/21/2017: Wooly Caterpillar

Poetry Friday is held over at  The Opposite of Indifference.  Thanks, Tabatha. This month, I am collaborating with nonfiction author and photographer, Christy Peterson.  You are invited to write and submit a poem based on the photo in the comments. A … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo 04/06/2017: Red Tailed Hawks

This month, I am collaborating with nonfiction author and photographer, Christy Peterson.  You are invited to write and submit a poem based on the photo in the comments. Found poem from  Wild Gratitude the red-tails may be coming soaring from … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo 04/04/2017: Bushtits

This month, I am collaborating with nonfiction author and photographer, Christy Peterson.  You are invited to write and submit a poem based on the photo in the comments. grey vested bushtits twitter notes as they forage morning woodland walk © … Continue reading

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SOLSC17: 18/31: Saturday Shadorma

Thank you to Two Writing Teachers for holding space for us to sharing our writing every Tuesday.

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SOLSC17: 3/31, Poetry Friday: 10 Words from Billy Collins

Thank you to Two Writing Teachers for holding space for us to sharing our writing every Tuesday. Poetry Friday is hosted by Heidi at My Juicy Little Universe.  Thank you, Heidi.  She suggested that we honor Billy Collins as his … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday : The Late Edition with the Magic Nine

Poetry Friday was hosted by Violet with a fabulous recap of Poetry Camp. Oh, it’s been quite a week.  I was intrigued by the Magic 9 form at The Miss Rumphius Effect on Monday. On Thursday afternoon, our school participated … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Gossipers

Find out more about Poetry Friday HERE. Michelle at Today’s Little Ditty is hosting Poetry Friday.  It’s perfect as I have a response to Jane Yolen’s DMC.  It is to do the following: Write a poem in which reading and or writing … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Poetic Form Challenge 8/30: Freestyle Fridays

Welcome to Freestyle Friday.  Today the poetic form is a Fibonacci poem invented by Greg Pincus .  Visiting friends in Idaho, the morning air is filled with a symphony of birds. Birdsongs Dawn Walk Music Mourning doves, Coo-ah, coo, coo, coo … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Poetic Form Challenge 7/30: Tanka Thursdays

From the Academy of American Poets: “The Japanese tanka is a thirty-one-syllable poem, traditionally written in a single unbroken line. A form ofwaka, Japanese song or verse, tanka translates as “short song,” and is better known in its five-line, 5/7/5/7/7 … Continue reading

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