It’s Poetry Friday! Dori welcomes us with deep breaths and deep thoughts at Dori Reads. This week I am sharing another OLW-inspired poem, this time from Mary Lee Hahn. Isn’t it marvelous? Isn’t SHE marvelous? The photo matches perfectly, and I love seeing scenery so different from our Deep South landscape. Thanks to Mary Lee […]
It’s Poetry Friday! Julianne at To Read, To Write, To Be is hosting today and celebrating her birthday. Three cheers for Julianne! Hip, hip, hooray! And now, for the 2016 Summer Poem Swap! How I wish I could I could share with you my joy and excitement when I opened Tabatha’s poem and exquisite gift […]
Thank you, Jone, for this wonderful poem! Jone tells me it is a shadorma, which follows this syllabic pattern*: 3 5 3 3 7 5 *except, she confessed, dandelion has 4 syllables. “Oops!” she said. To which I replied, “Not in the South. Folks ’round here call ’em “danduh-lines!” Problem solved. My friend Margaret […]
It’s Poetry Friday! The round-up will be hosted by my friend Tabatha at The Opposite of Indifference! It’s also time for the Summer Poem Swap! My PF friend Donna Smith from Mainely Write intuited that in my secret life I’m a “bag lady” — I have tote bags and reusable grocery bags galore! But this […]
It’s Poetry Friday! Sylvia at Poetry for Children is our hostess this week. Today I’m sharing the last of the masterpieces I’ve received this summer in the Poem Swap. Buffy hosted caterpillars on her dining table this summer– I bet they ate well! They inspired this incredible poem. Thank you, Buffy!
It’s Poetry Friday! Catherine at Reading to the Core is hosting! Just as the bees are wringing the last nectar from the summer flowers, I’m bedazzled by the next-to-last of my poem swap poems. What a grand summer it has been, and what a balm these friendships have been! Here is, quite possibly, my favorite […]
Welcome, friends! It’s Poetry Friday and I’m honored to be your host today! Best of all, my sister and nephews are here visiting from Texas, so there’s a lot going on around here today! (There’s an Inlinkz widget at the bottom of the post for your links. We’ve gone fishin’!) When Mark and I selected […]
It’s Poetry Friday! Our marvelous maven of all things Poetry Friday, Mary Lee, is hosting this week! It’s time to send my first poem to a fellow swapper. Tabatha has been gracious and kind to give those of us who need to be organized all the information we need — names, schedules, and even […]