Category Archives: Poetry Friday

Poetry Friday: Growing a Story

I read a lot of Mary Oliver’s poetry. A few weeks ago I copied this line from her poem “Swimming One Day in August” in my notebook: “…it will be time again for the deepening and quieting of the spirit.” … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: A Valentine for My Granddaughter

Happy Valentine’s Day! There are so many ways to show love and kindness – a gesture, a smile, a caring act. And while Valentine’s Day is most often associated with romantic love, it can (and should, in my opinion) be … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Ready

I learn so much from watching Renee LaTulippe’s Peek & Critique videos. And they are a wonderful review of much of what I learned in her Lyrical Language Lab course. In this week’s lesson we were challenged to write a … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: The Trickster

Last weekend the temperatures soared into the high 60’s. Quite a treat for January in the Northeast! It was lovely to feel the warm air kiss our cheeks, but there’s something to be said for seasonal change. It’s what we … Continue reading

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It's Poetry Friday

One of my writing goals of 2020 is to join in the fun of participating in Poetry Friday on a more regular basis. A few weeks ago I read Amy Ludwig Vanderwater’s poem “Wintertimes” at her blog on The Poem … Continue reading

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