Category Archives: Poetry Friday

Poetry Friday: An Autumn Septercep

Thank you Catherine at Reading to the Core for hosting Poetry Friday. Last week, I wrote a septercet in response to a challenge by Michelle at Today’s Little Ditty. A septercet invented by Jane Yolen is  comprised of verses. Each one (as … 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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National Poetry Month: The “LL” Challenge: Vanilla

Today’s word is VANILLA. Definition: a dark substance that is made from the beans of a tropical plant and that is used to flavor food. Vanilla is from a type of orchid grown in Mexico. What Does Vanilla Know? It feels … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month: The “LL” Challenge: Cholla

Cholla at the Phoenix Botanical Garden, Today’s word: CHOLLA (pronounced choy-ah) Definition:  a desert cactus native to northern Mexico. The spines will detach easily thus sometimes called jumping cholla. beware when walking the desert cholla spines jump like fleas it’s an unwanted … Continue reading

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SOLSC 15 Day 20: First Day of Spring

Thanks to the people at Two Writing Teachers for providing a place for sharing our slices. The word for today at My Juicy Little Universe is HATCH.  Perfect word for the first dy of spring. I like this form,  Shadorma:  It’s six … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day 26: Making Up for Lost Time

  Well, I did not account for how wiped out I would be on Tuesday, April 22 after directing three performances of “Mowgli, Boy of the Jungle.”  I missed SOL14 on Tuesday.  I haven’t missed in a long time.  I … Continue reading

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