Category Archives: Poetry

Poetry Friday: This and That and In Between

Thanks to Linda B. at TeacherDance for hosting Poetry Friday today. When I look at look at my posting history over the last two months, it’s a bit slim especially with Poetry Friday.  I’ve sort have been in a writing slump.  My trip … Continue reading

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Poemtober: Day 6

It’s Saturday.  Time for a shadorma. autumn leaves yellow, orange piles scrunch and crunch we scamper squirrels gather fallen nuts to hide for winter ©jone rush macculloch

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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: 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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SOL18: Allergies Woe

Thanks to Two Writing Teachers who every Tuesday provide space for us to share our reflections and slices of life. The Shadorma is a Spanish style form of poetry with a 3-5-3-3-7-5 syllable pattern spring allergies woe coughing and sneezing tissues spent ruddy … Continue reading

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Love Shouldn’t Hurt… I’m a survivor.  I wrote this in 2016 but haven’t publicly shared.  My former husband died earlier this year.  I still feel the pain after almost three decades.  Less now but my body has memories. This Cycle … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: A Poem from Tricia Stohr-Hunt

Thank you, Katie, at The Logonauts   for hosting Poetry Friday today. I’ve been traveling and came home to this magical poem from Tricia.  Can you identify all the book references?  Receiving poems during the summer is one of the best things about … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Today

Thanks to  Jama at Jama’s Alphabet Soup who’s hosting Poetry Friday. You might think that after a month researching and preparing poems for Christy Peterson‘s photos, I might be glad for the breather. Turns out, I’m not as I wrote on … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo 04/24/2017: Cross Orbweaver

This month, I am collaborating with nonfiction author and photographer, Christy Peterson.  You are invited to write and submit a poem based on the photo in the comments. It’s arachnid week!  One of my favorite creatures in life. And I … Continue reading

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SOLSC17: 29/31, Student Poetry Postcards

Thank you to Two Writing Teachers for holding space for us to sharing our writing every Tuesday.

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