Tag Archives: Writing

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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SOLSC19: 24/31: Remembering Dad

It’s March and the Slice of Life Challenge. Thanks to Two Writing Teachers for providing space for writers. This was taken about 1957. Dad was thirty-four years old. Today it would have been his 96th birthday. It’s hard to imagine. … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Winter Issue of Frogpond

Today my other blog, Check It Out, is hosting Poetry Friday. There are already a lot of good links which will have you wandering on a poetry path. This photo was taken at Tualatin Wildlife Refuge in December 2016. This … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: This and That and In Between

Thanks to Linda B. at TeacherDance for hosting Poetry Friday today. When I look at look at my posting history over the last two months, it’s a bit slim especially with Poetry Friday.  I’ve sort have been in a writing slump.  My trip … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Naomi Shihab Nye Inspired Golden Shovels

Thanks to Irene at Live Your Poem for hosting Poetry Friday. Posting late.  We’ve been traveling today.  I tried posting via phone but it wouldn’t post correctly. I’m heading to Western Washington University to hear Naomi Shihab Nye. She’s giving … Continue reading

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SOL2016: Writing Group for the Win

It’s Tuesday and time for a slice.  To read more, go to Two Writing Teachers. Monday night was my monthly meeting with my writing group.  We didn’t plan it for it to be on the night of a historic happening. … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Poetic Form Challenge 9/30: Shadorma Saturdays

It’s the second Saturday for the shadorma poetic form.  Last week I was at the Oregon Coast.  This week, I’m in Hagerman, ID with friends,  Not just any friends but a relationship that began in New Jersey in the early … Continue reading

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SOL16 Day 21 of 31: Critique Group

Everyone has a story and you can catch up on more slices for the  SOLSC at Two Writing Teachers. Today is one of my favorite days each month.  It’s the day where four of us meet to critique each other’s work.  Three of … Continue reading

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SOL15: Revision Writing Retreat

Thanks to Two Writing Teachers for providing a place to share our slices each week. This weekend I had the privilege of spending the weekend with Darcy Pattison. She offers the Novel Revision Retreat. It was the culmination of six … Continue reading

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Poem a Day(PAD 1): More Zeno

It’s November. Are you participating in NaNOWriMo? Actually I am not however, in the past I have tried participating in “Poem A Day.” Looking at past Novembers, I haven’t been the most consistent in writing. It’s good to have a … Continue reading

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