Category Archives: Poetry Friday

Poetry Friday: Dream House

I challenged myself to write a poem every day in April for poetry month, and even though I am writing this post with one day left, I’m confident that I’ll make it. During the month I wrote rhyming and non-rhyming … 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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Poetry Friday: Wind

Today I’m participating in Poetry Friday. I challenged myself to write a poem every day in April and so far I’ve been successful. Most of my poems are free verse, so I also wanted to challenge myself to try some … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: The First of April

Happy Poetry Month! Because it’s April, I’m challenging myself to write a poem every day this month. I thought about trying to find a theme, or a direction, but in the end I just decided to let my writing go … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Moonbeam

One morning a few weeks ago, I was scrolling through the New York Times headlines on my phone and came across an article titled “The Moon Has a Comet-Like Tail” by Robin George Andrews. With words like “beam” and “magical” … Continue reading

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