Category Archives: Poetry Friday

Poetry Friday: The Magic of Beatrix Potter Summer Swap

This summer an envelope arrived from Tricia of The Miss Rumphius Effect. She participated the annual Poetry Summer Swap. Inside was the following: Tricia’s poem is a cento. A cento is a poem, composed of quotations from other authors Tricia … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Summer Poetry Swap

Thanks to Tabatha Yeatts for leading us in the Summer Poetry Swap (as well as the Winter Swap). I forget how many years we have been doing this exchange but in an upside down world right now, it the balm … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Summer Swap and Catching UP

It safe to say I have been on an unintentional mini-break since the beginning of June. Between a move downstairs and the state of our world, I didn’t get things written or shared. The move was a happy accident. When … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: To Bless the Memory of Tamir Rice

I posted this image and link on my Facebook feed earlier this week. It’s s powerful collection of poems for our world right now. These poems need to be shared. This poem, “To Bless the Memory of Tamir Rice” really … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: #poemsofpresence

I have been watching way too much news this week. Mid-day today hubs and I finally made it to the Leach Botanical Garden for a needed peace break. Away from the news, I saw this churning water and thought of … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Memorial Day Remembrance

three years passeagles soar highremembrance red poppieshonor the fallenmark their place ©jone rush macculloch (2020, draft)

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Poetry Friday: A Haiku from Nephew and #poemsofpresence

On Tuesday, I received a text from my niece. Her son, Oliver, wrote a haiku and she shared it with me. She also asked him if I could post it here for my wide Poetry Friday community. and he said … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: #PoetryofPresence

Thanks to Michelle at Today’s Little Ditty for hosting Poetry Friday today. Head there for a peek at Nikki Grime’s new book, Southwest Sunrise. And check out last Friday’s post featuring Margaret Simon and #poemsofpresence. I stumbled onto #poemsofpresence through Michelle … Continue reading


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Poetry Friday and National Poetry Month 17/30: Sourdough

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. Thanks to Laura Shovan, … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday and National Poetry Month: 10/30 Plant Cabbage

Welcome to National Poetry Month (#npr2020). This month, I am sharing original poems about food and family. In these times of sheltering, food is comfort. A list of links to previous poems is HERE. Last week, Imperfect Foods delivered a purple … Continue reading

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