Category Archives: Poems

Poetry Friday: Cosmic Jewels

Last week I was inspired by Denise at Dare to Care to write an IN ONE WORD poem. You can find out more about it here in a post from April Halprin Wayland. The backstory:This week the full harvest moon … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: For the Love of Fall

I’ve been struggling with ideas lately. Some days the words come easily, some days they’re stuck inside me, hiding. I wanted to write something new for today’s Poetry Friday, but after wrestling with my thoughts for an hour, I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Equation Poems

I first learned about equation poems from Laura Purdie Salas’ Snowman-Cold=Puddle: Spring Equations. In this book, Laura challenges readers to look at ordinary objects a little bit differently, imagining how they may have come to be what they are, or … Continue reading

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2021 Progressive Poem: Next Line

This is my second year of participation in the Kidlitosphere Progressive Poem. You can read more about it here. Yesterday Jan at Bookseed Studio chose Line #5: I’m a case of kindness – come and catch me if you can! … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Morning Walk

I’ve been pouring over Irene Latham’s This Poem Is a Nest for days. Irene started with an original poem, “Nest,” as her source poem, then went on to create 161 nestling poems from the original words. Nestling poems are found … Continue reading

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