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Category: Poetry

Poetry Friday: Autumn Equinox poem

Brenda is hosting at Friendly Fairy Tales! Lately I’ve been playing a mind game with myself: no social media unless I’ve written a poem. (Given it’s required for my job, I may be more motivated!) Guess what? I’m writing more. (Thanks, Diane, for the Wonderopolis reminder — I’ve been getting ideas there too!) And I’m […]

Poetry Friday: The Last Poetry (Swap) of Summer from Violet Nesdoly

I have put off writing this post because I was not ready for the Summer Poetry Swap to end. Every year I feel I’ve received more than I’ve given, but this year the deluge of gifts from talented, thoughtful givers has made me feel like I’m sipping from a fire hose. The real kicker is […]

Summer Poetry Swap: A treasure trove from Amy LV!

Earlier in the summer I received a wonderful gift from Amy — a package overflowing with poetry. In addition to her own heart-squeezing anthem to reading due out next month, Read, Read, Read, I found a confetti shower of poems by several other poets! Printed on brightly colored paper, these poems each offered a distinct […]

Poetry Friday: Feeling lucky and a poem from Linda Baie!

My week has flown by, partly because I have been a winner! Twice this week I’ve won something unexpectedly, and, y’all, it’s just fun. I mean, I’m not a Bingo player or an athlete to frequently experience the thrill of winning. And let’s be honest: feeling like a *winner* is nice. 🙂 On top of […]