Tag Archives: Haiku

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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National Poetry Month 22/30: Earth Day 50th Annivesary

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. Today is Earth Day. … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month 8/30: See’s Candy

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. Who loves dark chocolate? Raise your … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month 7/30: The Potato Ricer

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. This potato ricer has been in … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month: 6/30 German Pancake

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. In college, we discovered The Original … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: #poemtober and #inktober

Thanks to Catherine at Reading to the Core for hosting all the poetry goodness in the world on this Friday. I have been participating for the first time in the #inktober2019. Last year I dabbled in the #poemtober (this year I … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: A Week of Kindness and Goodness

Thanks to Kat at Kathryn Apel for hosting our fab poetry community this week. What a week! I arrived home from California to find this book gift in my mailbox. Thank you, Amy VanDerwater for this treasure trove! Then yesterday, my … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Who Likes Chocolate?

Thanks to Margaret at Reflections on the Teche for hosting us today. And it’s Friday. In Summer. And I have another swap to share. It involves chocolate. Dark chocolate. Rebecca (Sloth Reads)sent me her swap. She read my blog and knows … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: What’s Your Poetry Fortune?

Welcome, welcome, welcome to all poetry goodness in the blogosphere! I am posting early as I will be busy later today. I’ve been participating in the summer poetry exchange organized by the talented. Tabatha. This week, I received an exchange … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Celebrating Naomi Shihab Nye, Young People’s Poet Laureate

Mary Lee Hahn at A Year of Reading has all the poetry goodness of the world. This week many in the Poetry Friday Literasphere are celebrating our new Young People’s Poet Laureate, Naomi Shihab Nye. I was thrilled to hear … Continue reading

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