Category Archives: Poetry

NaWriPoMo19: Playing with Poetry 21/30

April is National/ Global Poetry Month.  I’ve been “Playing With Poetry” this month along side Mary Lee Hahn, Margaret Simon, and Christie Wyman. I have fun tools to use: Haikubes, Metaphor Dice, Paint Chip Poetry, and Magnetic Poetry. Plus I … Continue reading

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NaWriPoMo19: Playing with Poetry 6/30, I Always Carry

Keep up with The Progressive Poem. April1 Matt @Radio,Rhythm and Rhyme2 Kat @KathrynApel3 Kimberly @KimberlyHutmacherWrites4 Jone @DeoWriter5 Linda @TeacherDance6 Tara @Going to Walden7 Ruth @thereisnosuchthingasagodforsakentown8 Mary Lee @A Year of Reading9 Rebecca @Rebecca Herzog10 Janet F. @Live Your Poem11 Dani @Doing the Work that Matters12 Margaret @Reflections on the Teche13 Doraine @Dori Reads14 Christie … Continue reading

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SOLSC19 30/31: Saturday Shadorma

It’s March and the Slice of Life Challenge. Thanks to Two Writing Teachers for providing space for writers. The Shadorma is a Spanish style form of poetry with a 3-5-3-3-7-5 syllable pattern. Submitted first attemptwith Submittablefour poemsleft the nestfor editors … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: New Year’s Poetry Postcards

Thanks to Tabatha at The Opposite of Indifference for hosting this amazing community of poetry lovers. All this month, postcards have arrived. I found the best place to displace them this year. This is my unofficial corner of the living room. … Continue reading

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Poetry. Friday: Roiling, A Friday Fib

Thanks to Tara at Going to Walden for hosting all the Poetry Friday goodness. On Instagram this morning, Georgia Heard, said the word of the day was ROILING. I immediately thought of this moment last August in Yachats on the coast. … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: For Mary Oliver

Thanks to Tricia at The Miss Rumphius Effect for hosting Poetry Friday this week. The light of the poetry world dimmed with the passing of Mary Oliver. I offer this in response to the poem, Meadowlark, I found in her book, … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Greeting the New Year with a Winter Swap

Happy New Year. Thanks to Sylvia at Poetry for Children who has her annual Sneak Peek for what’s coming in 2019 for children’s/YA poetry. In this poetry community, we have a lot of opportunities to share poetry. In mid-autumn, Tabatha offer … Continue reading

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