Tag Archives: Original poem

National Poetry Month 15/30: Summer’s Simple Supper

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. pickled eggswith beets … Continue reading

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SOLSC19 7/31: For the Love of Beets

It’s March and the Slice of Life Challenge. Thanks to Two Writing Teachers for providing space for writers. For the 7th Annual Poetry Project tomorrow, I’m sharing my love of beets. I wrote the poem today and thought, perfect, I … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Snow Trees

Poetry goodness can be found at Writing the World for Kids. Thank you, Laura. This photo was taken on my walk the other morning after there had been a dusting of snow. snow trees breathing poetry on a frosty day inhaling and … Continue reading

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Poetry. Friday: Roiling, A Friday Fib

Thanks to Tara at Going to Walden for hosting all the Poetry Friday goodness. On Instagram this morning, Georgia Heard, said the word of the day was ROILING. I immediately thought of this moment last August in Yachats on the coast. … Continue reading

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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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