Category Archives: Poetry Friday

Poetry Friday: Trying Out a Definito

Thanks to poet, author, and friend Laura Purdie Salas, I played around with a new form this week, a definito poem. The definito was created by Heidi Mordhorst, who defines it as “a free verse poem of 8-12 lines (aimed … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Birthday Poem

Today’s Poetry Friday Round Up is here! I signed up for this date because it felt like a very important date, forgetting at the time that it is important because it’s my granddaughter’s birthday. Long before I had grandchildren, I … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Autumn Afternoon

Spending time at the beach in September is one of my great joys. So this week, with the temperature and humidity down, I took a drive to Cape May, New Jersey for the day. As luck would have it, I … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Our Scarecrow

Carol has the Poetry Friday roundup today here. Be sure to stop by to read her beautiful farewell to summer. Her words and images are a delight. We’re in a seasonal transition time now, and I’m already thinking about fall. … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Bike’s Thoughts

The prompt this week in my poetry group was to write a mask, or persona, poem. So the first thing I did was to start exploring some mentor texts. Instinctively I turned to In the Middle of the Night: Poems … Continue reading

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