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NaPoWriMo Day 30: Poetry Blooms

Aw, the last day of April. A bittersweet good-bye to National Poetry Month. Poetry Blooms It’s been a month of poetry. Writing everyday as a tulip blooms on days of sun and days of rain. Writing room windows streaked with … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day 26: Making Up for Lost Time

  Well, I did not account for how wiped out I would be on Tuesday, April 22 after directing three performances of “Mowgli, Boy of the Jungle.”  I missed SOL14 on Tuesday.  I haven’t missed in a long time.  I … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day18: Poetry Friday

Thank you to Robyn for hosting Poetry Friday Round-up. A tritina: The afternoon quiet interrupted by rain as I sat with a book by the window and watched the pinking of dogwood Remembered when dad planted the dogwood The red … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day 9: Radiant Raindrop

Visiting my grandgirl’s class tomorrow. We are writing poems. While the class will write animal poems, I decided to write a poem as a raindrop. I am a radiant raindrop. I am as liquid as green tea. Mizzling, frizzling, and … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day 4: Puddle Dancing

Last night I was writing a poem and it was just not flowing for me. So I let it go and wrote a haiku. Today I went back to the poem. I don’t know if this structure has a name. … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day 3: Rain Haiku

Today, the words are on the page but am feeling it forced, rushed, and the “have to” feeling is creeping up on me. I have this vision to create a little collection of poems on a theme: rain. Tonight I’m … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day Two: Rain

Rain Play Rain drops Rain dance Rain props Rain pants Rain splatters Rain rants Rain clatters Rain dance Rain ladders Rain plops Rain matters Rain drops © 2014 Jone Rush MacCulloch all rights reserved By the way, I guest blogged … Continue reading

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SOL: National Poetry Month

  Thanks to the fabulous people at Two Writing Teachers for providing a place for the writing community to gather. For National Poetry Month, I’ll be sharing poetry drafts in different poetry forms. Today’s poem, a Fibonacci poem: Rain Rain … Continue reading

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SOLSC Day 9: The Many Different Names for Rain

Every day for thirty-one days I ‘ll share a slice and read others at Two Writing Teachers. Susan Blackaby created this rain chart with students on Thursday . How cool is it?  These are the words that students came up with … Continue reading

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SOL: Rain

We have had a dry winter. Even wildfires popped up last week. Weird for winter. The rain prompted me. Rain returned with afternoon tea. Her open book on lap, she sipped green tea in silence. Her garden thirsted. This is … Continue reading

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