Tag Archives: Poems

SOLSC19 30/31: Saturday Shadorma

It’s March and the Slice of Life Challenge. Thanks to Two Writing Teachers for providing space for writers. The Shadorma is a Spanish style form of poetry with a 3-5-3-3-7-5 syllable pattern. Submitted first attemptwith Submittablefour poemsleft the nestfor editors … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: New Year’s Poetry Postcards

Thanks to Tabatha at The Opposite of Indifference for hosting this amazing community of poetry lovers. All this month, postcards have arrived. I found the best place to displace them this year. This is my unofficial corner of the living room. … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Autumn’s Song

Join the Poetry Friday crowd at Brenda at Friendly Fairy Tales. Thanks, Brenda.  

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NaPoWriMo 2014: Days 11-13

Ugh.  I am not sure how this happened but I lost steam and didn’t post.  I have three poems written but not posted. The first is a lune: morning fog layer shields the sun I turn over-sleep barking dog enters … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo: Poem 15

Written as an example of a list poem for my students. library books sit on shelves speak to one another when kids, staff leave at day’s end “She dog eared my pages! can you believe that?” “He cried at the … Continue reading

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Random Poems Found in My Journal

desert sky circles two turtles crawl across sand walk in solitude cacti like yarn balls wait to be woven ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ snow spits gobs tulips turn heads surprised winter hangs onto blanket in tug-of-war with spring

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Poetry Notebooks, Talking Poetry, and Day Three Poem for Baby Girl

  Three of current notebooks, the smallest, always in my purse. The last three weeks have been so full of life events; from the Second Annual Blogging Conference to the birth of Amelie Elizabeth to the WA-OR School Library Conference, … Continue reading

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