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NaPoWriMo Poetic Form Challenge 9/30: Shadorma Saturdays

It’s the second Saturday for the shadorma poetic form.  Last week I was at the Oregon Coast.  This week, I’m in Hagerman, ID with friends,  Not just any friends but a relationship that began in New Jersey in the early … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month: The “LL” Challenge: Ocotilla

 Today’s word: OCOTILLA Definition: Fouquieria splendens is known as Ocotilla. It’s not a true cactus but a plant indigenous the Sonoran Desert and Chihuahuan Desert in the Southwestern United States and northern Mexico. ocotilla after rain coral flowers bloom the hummingbird’s job begins © 2015 Jone Rush MacCulloch all rights … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month: The “LL” Challenge: Knolls

Part of Santa Susanna Park in the Knolls Today’s word: Knolls Definition: A small rounded hill or mound; a hillock. In 1963, my family lived in a rental house in what was called the Santa Susana Knolls on the east … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month: The “LL” Challenge: Flotilla

Today’s word: FLOTILLA Definition: a fleet of ships, from the Spanish: flota or French: flotte. Water striders consuming a honey bee. flotilla of water striders on the pond honey bee’s demise, part of the food chain though sadness fills me © 2015 Jone Rush MacCulloch all rights … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month: The “LL” Challenge: Elliptical

It’s been a busy weekend.  Daughter came up from southern Oregon to work on the front yard with me. Yesterday we worked for over six hours in the yard. One thing a month long challenge is teaching me is discipline … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month: The “LL” Challenge: Alluvium

“LL” Challenge: Alluvium I’ve just completed the SOLSC15 month-long challenge.  It’s time to write more.   Daily “Double LL” prompts will be given.  They all can connect to nature. Anyone who shares a poem in the comments or a link, … Continue reading

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SOLSC 15: Day25: Forward…SNATCH

  More slices can be found at Two Writing  Teachers Today’s word at My Juicy Little Universe is SNATCH. Mama baked a batch Cookies from scratch So sweet So quiet  were my feet when I sneaked in for the snatch

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