Tag Archives: Laura Shovan

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 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: Slurpee Waves and a Winner

One of two winners for this gorgeous journal is none other than our Poetry Friday Hostess, Laura Purdie Salas. I say TWO winners because I discovered that I had actually ordered 3 journals when I ordered so BONUS! That winner … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: #10FoundWords

I am hosting Poetry Friday at Check It Out.  As part of Laura Shovan’s Fifth Annual February Poetry Challenge, I am providing #10 words from a recent news article.  I have been following the Department of Education and the new … Continue reading

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February 1: #10 Words

Laura Shovan has had a yearly poetry challenge in February, her birthday month.  Last year  it was found objects.  For her fifth year, she’s chosen the theme of pulling ten words from a variety of news articles with a listed … Continue reading

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SOL16 Day 4 of 31: Celebrating Ten Years

Everyone has a story and you can catch up on more slices for the  SOLSC at Two Writing Teachers. Day 29 of  the Found Objects Poetry Challenge was this photo from Diane Mayr.  It’s festive and I’m celebrating. Hooray, hooray my blogs are ten … Continue reading


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SOL16 Day 1 of 31: How Will I Spend the Month?

  Everyone has a story and you can catch up on more slices for the  SOLSC at Two Writing Teachers. I love this challenge as it encourages me to be diligent in my writing practice.  I spent February writing about Found Objects in … Continue reading

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Found Objects Poetry Challenge: Day 18

Laura Shovan is challenging all who want to participate in a daily writing challenge this month. It’s consists of found objects. Photo contributed by Jan Godown Annino Erasure Oh to take back the words written in anger, in haste no eraser … Continue reading

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Found Poetry Object Challenge: Day 21

  Day Twenty-one of Laura Shovan‘s  challenge?  How did that happen?  Wow.  I still have a few unfinished poems and it’s been great getting back to a writing routine. Today’s photo is contributed by Matt Forrest Esenwine, Grandmother’s Machine Her sewing … Continue reading

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Found Objects Poetry Challenge: Day 20

Welcome to Day Twenty of Laura Shovan‘s  challenge consisting  of found objects.  I am thrilled to be hosting today and will check back in the early afternoon. About my photo.  This was taken in a section of Portland, OR called Sellwood.  It’s … Continue reading

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