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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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SOL18: Cucumber Writing Ritual

  Thank you to Two Writing Teachers for holding space each week to share our slices. In 1988, I had the good fortune to take a week class in Portland from Naomi Shihab Nye. Knowing Naomi, we probably tapped into … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Naomi Shihab Nye Inspired Golden Shovels

Thanks to Irene at Live Your Poem for hosting Poetry Friday. Posting late.  We’ve been traveling today.  I tried posting via phone but it wouldn’t post correctly. I’m heading to Western Washington University to hear Naomi Shihab Nye. She’s giving … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Poetic Form Challenge 5/30:Take-a-line Tuesdays

Heart found at Rockaway Beach, OR The poems each Tuesday are inspired by a line from other poems.  Today’s line is from the poem by Naomi Shihab Nye, “Kindness”. “Before you know what kindness is you must lose things.” ~Naomi … Continue reading

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