Category Archives: Poems

Fall Writing Frenzy: The Flower That Grew in My Garden

This is the second year of the Fall Writing Frenzy hosted by Kaitlyn Sanchez and Lydia Lukidis. My entry was inspired by a cumulative poem by Nicola Davies, “The Loaf That Jack Baked,” in Outside Your Window: A First Book … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Inspiration from Mary Oliver

Happy Poetry Friday! If you know me, you might know that I am a big fan of Mary Oliver. One of my favorite poems of hers is “Freshen the Flowers, She Said” that appears in Why I Wake Early. That … Continue reading

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The Clock: An Etheree

Several years ago Allan and I purchased a grandfather clock. We had talked about having one in our home for years, but then came the rhythms of growing into a marriage that put the clock into that “someday” category. Now … Continue reading

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Progressive Poem Line #20

Earlier this month Margaret Simon asked if I would be interested in participating in the 2020 Progressive Poem during the month of April. I quickly agreed (Why not? It’s poetry!), not really knowing what I was getting into. I soon … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Trail Calls

Happy Poetry Friday! During the month of April I’ve been following Amy Ludwig Vanderwater’s Poems Can project. Each Day Amy rolls three word dice and uses those words to inspire a poem. She also has a theme for each day. … Continue reading

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