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The Future

The Future

Poetry Friday * Five Minute Friday * Celebrate this Week : June 2, 2017. As we slip from May to June, our schedules are filled with end-of-school celebrations, commencements, weddings, anniversaries, and anticipation of summer vacations — all marking stones in...
The Lure of Lavender

The Lure of Lavender

Poetry Friday : May 19, 2017. Lavender. Oh, — — the color. — the fragrance. — the sound of the word. All summer long, I enjoy my bed lavender. I can’t walk past it without breaking off a stem and rubbing it between my palms. In the cool...
Interactive Poetry Notebook

Interactive Poetry Notebook

Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.   -Carl Sandburg. OPEN enrollment.   Register now!   This workshop sold out in January 2017. View / Print Brochure & Registration Form. See our Special GIVEAWAY below! In this workshop, teachers will • Create their own...
Chatter

Chatter

Poetry Friday : May 5, 2017. On this Friday, to salute chatter that I love and silence that I crave, in memory of my childhood, in memory of my brothers, I share “Little Charlie Chipmunk”– the lines of which I can still recite. Little Charlie...

The Digester

Poetry Friday : April 28, 2017. In February, I joined a Facebook poetry-writing group created by Laura Shovan. The group writes poems to ten found words from news articles. On February 16, Ruth Lehrer culled words for #10FoundWords from “The Compost King of New...
Rain

Rain

Poetry Friday : April 21, 2017. April showers bring May flowers. RAIN Rain Fell on the roof Dripped steadily from eaves Ran in crooked courses Splattered against windows Came gushing out downspouts Upset plans –found in Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White © 2015...