Tag Archives: Today’s Little Ditty

Poetry Friday: #PoetryofPresence

Thanks to Michelle at Today’s Little Ditty for hosting Poetry Friday today. Head there for a peek at Nikki Grime’s new book, Southwest Sunrise. And check out last Friday’s post featuring Margaret Simon and #poemsofpresence. I stumbled onto #poemsofpresence through Michelle … 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: 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: Separation

Thanks to Amy at The Poem Farm for hosting Poetry Friday. Michelle H. Barnes has interview my poetry mentor, Naomi Shihab Nye this month. Squee! Her poetry challenge is to write a poem about an unanswerable question. I began with … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Fibonacci Friday

Thanks to Michelle at Today’s Little Ditty  for hosting Poetry Friday. On Sunday the skies were gloriously blue.  I did a happy dance as we’ve been blanketed with smoke.  Blue skies all week UNTIL yesterday afternoon.  I left school and was greeted with … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Writing is the Hug

Thanks to Margaret at Reflections on the Teche for hosting Poetry Friday this week. All month long, poets have submitted to the DMC at Today’s Little Ditty.  This month Melissa Manlove asked for “a poem that explores how writing is like something else.” … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo 04/10/2017: Agapostemon

This month, I am collaborating with nonfiction author and photographer, Christy Peterson.  You are invited to write and submit a poem based on the photo in the comments. Today I have two poem in zeno form. This is a form … Continue reading

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