Tag Archives: Original poem

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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