Category Archives: Slices

Poetry Friday: Garden Color (A Haibun)

Last week on Ruth’s post I was introduced to a new poetry form, the haibun. Partly because of that bit of inspiration, plus a challenge from Marcie in my poetry group, I started playing with this form. A haibun combines … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Before the Sun Wakes

Happy Poetry Friday! Last Sunday I woke early and padded into my office. Sleepy-eyed, I noticed something through the window – a light. Several lights, actually, in the house beyond our backyard. I stood by the window while I wondered … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Three Haiku

Last week I found a red leaf and I knew right away that fall is knocking on the door. There are other signs, too. The monarchs discovered the milkweed I planted in spring and several caterpillars are happily munching. The … Continue reading

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The House Sparrow

Today Ruth shared this on Sharing Our Stories: Magic in a Blog: “Writing allows me to notice the world, and writing gives me pause to appreciate the world.” I have a love-hate relationship with the house sparrows that nest in … Continue reading

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Taking Action

It was a perfect storm, so to speak, a sign that I was meant to take action. Earlier this week a friend sent me information about Vote Forward, a nonprofit organization of volunteers dedicated to helping citizens register to vote, … Continue reading

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