Category Archives: Pantoums

Poem 11: For My Granddaughter

Yesterday was my son-in-law’s birthday and we celebrated it here. My granddaughter, 2, and he were reaching for the moon. Then she asked us all to reach for the moon, so this is for her. Grab the Moon Moonrise, turquoise … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo: A Pantoum

After reading Joyce Sidman’s book Butterfly Eyes and Other Secrets of the Meadow last year, I explored the pantoum form. I love it. The late spring provides much to write about. Slow spring awakeningDaffodils glance sidewaysWhile snowflakes fallHowever, vanish soon … Continue reading

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Sunday Scribblings: Rooted

Rooted Uprooted my roots at seventeenTransplanted to Oregon, a college girlRoots needed fresh soilGood growing environment Transplanted to Oregon, a college girlMaking her way on her ownGood growing environmentDiscovery abounds Making her way on her ownRoots take hold, flourishesDiscovery aboundsSpiritual … Continue reading

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The Pantoum Poetry Form

Joyce Sidman has a wonderful pantoum poem in Butterfly Eyes and Other Secrets of the Meadow. A source of inspiration to me, I have written three poems since discovering the form. One thing I discovered about the pantoum form is … Continue reading

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