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SOL17: NaPoWriMo 04/18/2017: Blue Green Leafhopper

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 tanka Tuesday. blue-green leafhopper your striking appearance belies the devastation from … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo 04/17/2017: Asian Ladybug

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. ladybug the flowerbrella shades you from the sun spread your wings believe … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo 04/13/2017: Yellow Collared Scape Moth

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. scape moth in the flowering meadow fern-like antennae translucent wings, a gold … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo 04/08/2017: Osprey Nest Visitor

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. osprey nest visited by goose perched on high surveying the waterways far … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Poetic Form Challenge 11/30: Mystery Mondays

It’s Monday Mystery!  Today I’m featuring two little projects/models for my upcoming ART CART for fourth and fifth grade.  Fourth  and fifth graders will be able to use the ART CART during book checkout and recesses. For April, our focus … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Poetic Form Challenge 8/30: Freestyle Fridays

Welcome to Freestyle Friday.  Today the poetic form is a Fibonacci poem invented by Greg Pincus .  Visiting friends in Idaho, the morning air is filled with a symphony of birds. Birdsongs Dawn Walk Music Mourning doves, Coo-ah, coo, coo, coo … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Poetic Form Challenge 7/30: Tanka Thursdays

From the Academy of American Poets: “The Japanese tanka is a thirty-one-syllable poem, traditionally written in a single unbroken line. A form ofwaka, Japanese song or verse, tanka translates as “short song,” and is better known in its five-line, 5/7/5/7/7 … Continue reading

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