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Poetry Friday: The Magic of Beatrix Potter Summer Swap

This summer an envelope arrived from Tricia of The Miss Rumphius Effect. She participated the annual Poetry Summer Swap. Inside was the following: Tricia’s poem is a cento. A cento is a poem, composed of quotations from other authors Tricia … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: For Mary Oliver

Thanks to Tricia at The Miss Rumphius Effect for hosting Poetry Friday this week. The light of the poetry world dimmed with the passing of Mary Oliver. I offer this in response to the poem, Meadowlark, I found in her book, … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday : The Late Edition with the Magic Nine

Poetry Friday was hosted by Violet with a fabulous recap of Poetry Camp. Oh, it’s been quite a week.  I was intrigued by the Magic 9 form at The Miss Rumphius Effect on Monday. On Thursday afternoon, our school participated … Continue reading

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PAD 3-8: Fall Rondelet and Others

Tricia at The Miss Rumphius Effect suggested writing a Rondelet for the Poetry Stretch. It took me all week but I accomplished it: When the rains come tree branches bend, oak leaves twirl down. When the rains come rubber boots … Continue reading

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SOl14: NaPoWriMo Day 29: Late Spring

In response to a prompt at The Miss Rumphius Effect. The model for this poem was Marilyn Singer’s What Water Can Be (from How to Cross a Pond: poems about water) Late Spring Late spring deluge begins Rain, pelting Cloudburst … Continue reading

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