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Poetry Friday: #poemtober and #inktober

Thanks to Catherine at Reading to the Core for hosting all the poetry goodness in the world on this Friday. I have been participating for the first time in the #inktober2019. Last year I dabbled in the #poemtober (this year I … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Climate and Peace

Thank you to Linda at TeacherDance who is hosting and rounding up all the poetry goodness in the world today. We have to very important days back to back this weekend. Today, students around the world are leading the way with … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: An Acrostic Challenge

Head on over to Laura Purdie Salas at her blog, Writing The World for Kids for all the poetry goodness today. Thanks, Laura. At Today’s Little Ditty, Michelle has the Spotlight on Jane Whittingha, who‘s challenging readers and poets to an Acrostic poem … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: A Week of Kindness and Goodness

Thanks to Kat at Kathryn Apel for hosting our fab poetry community this week. What a week! I arrived home from California to find this book gift in my mailbox. Thank you, Amy VanDerwater for this treasure trove! Then yesterday, my … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Trees

Thanks to Christie at Wondering and Wandering for hosting us today. And for the fabulous topic of TREES. I have a love for trees. It goes as far back as 1970 when I lead our first Earth Day activates as a … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Talk Me Off the Ledge

Today Molly at Nix the Comfort Zone has hosting duties for Poetry Friday. I am SO grateful for this community following this week. Talk Me Off the Ledge The phone rings, “Talk me off the ledge,” she asks me. WTH? Twelve … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Who Likes Chocolate?

Thanks to Margaret at Reflections on the Teche for hosting us today. And it’s Friday. In Summer. And I have another swap to share. It involves chocolate. Dark chocolate. Rebecca (Sloth Reads)sent me her swap. She read my blog and knows … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Poetry Makers

Thanks to Buffy at Buffy’s Blog for hosting all the poetry goodness in the blogoverse today. Michelle H. Barnes has a great monthly challenge at Today’s Little Ditty. Note to Poetry Makers Poetry Makers, your time has come bring your notebooks … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Celebrating Naomi Shihab Nye, Young People’s Poet Laureate

Mary Lee Hahn at A Year of Reading has all the poetry goodness of the world. This week many in the Poetry Friday Literasphere are celebrating our new Young People’s Poet Laureate, Naomi Shihab Nye. I was thrilled to hear … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: #mayku

Thanks to Margaret Simon at Reflections on the Teche for gathering all the Poetry Friday goodness this week. On my drive to sub over the past few weeks, I’ve noticed that Miss Rumphius has been in our neck of the … Continue reading

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