Category Archives: Poems

Poetry Friday: The Dress

Let me begin by expressing my outrage and sorrow at the recent events in Uvalde, TX. My thoughts, prayers, and tears are with the families in that community and teachers everywhere. May you find the strength to carry on. Tomorrow … Continue reading

Posted in Poems, Poetry Friday | 4 Comments

Poetry Friday: Inspiration

The Poetry Friday roundup is here! I am so grateful to this community of supportive poets. At first, I was an infrequent participant, although I stopped by often to read and respond. I learned a lot, and eventually jumped in … Continue reading

Posted in Poems, Poetry Friday | 39 Comments

Poetry Friday: Workshop Wonders

This week I attended “The Craft and Heart of Writing Poetry for Children” at The Highlights Foundation with Georgia Heard, Rebecca Kai Dotlich, and fifteen new friends. My cabin (the Floyd Cooper Cottage), was in the back facing the trail … Continue reading

Posted in Poems, Poetry Friday | 9 Comments

Poetry Friday: Yarrow and Zinnias

I completed the Flowers A-Z project this week! For my last two I decided to do something a little different – a bio poem for Yarrow and a Fibonacci (Fib) poem for Zinnia. YarrowMustard-yellow, red, pinkCompanion to lavender and thymeLover … Continue reading

Posted in Poems, Poetry Friday | 7 Comments

Poetry Friday: Flowers Continued

Posting late today. I just returned from a trip to New York to babysit my grandkids. Although I was kept very busy with reading, coloring, swinging, and building, I did manage to keep up with my flower poem project. Here … Continue reading

Posted in Poems, Poetry Friday | 8 Comments