Category Archives: Poetry Friday

Poetry Friday: Bristlecone Trail

Thank you to Erin at The Water’s Edge for hosting Poetry Friday this week. This is a photo from my husband and my trip to Bryce National Park. We walked the Bristlecone Trail just after sunrise. We had the trail … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Separation

Thanks to Amy at The Poem Farm for hosting Poetry Friday. Michelle H. Barnes has interview my poetry mentor, Naomi Shihab Nye this month. Squee! Her poetry challenge is to write a poem about an unanswerable question. I began with … Continue reading

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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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Poetry Friday: Larking with the Birds

Thanks to  Christie at Wondering and Wandering for hosting the bird fest Poetry Friday round up today. Backstory for today’s poem:  We travelled to Idaho in April to visit our friends.  It happened to be Easter Sunday and they hold a … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Summer Visitor Haiku

Above is the Anna’s hummingbird which is a year round resident and a frequenter of my feeder.  But earlier in July I had a traveler appear, the Rufous hummingbird.  Much more brown in their feathers and according to All About … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: New Bridges, a haiku anthology

Thanks to Heidi at My Juicy Little Universe for heading up Poetry Friday this week. She has a terrific post on her week at PoFo Summer Poetry Teachers Institute. I’m popping in today to share some fabulous news. This anthology! … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: More Than Meets the Eye

Thanks to Margaret at Reflections on the Teche for hosting Poetry Friday. Photos? Poems? Exchange?  Yes, please.  When Margaret put out the call for the “More than Meets the Eye” photo and poem exchange, I signed up.  How exciting to share photos … Continue reading

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