Happy Poetry Friday! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.)
You guys, Scotland was amazing. It was just magical to be able to travel with my husband and my sister and her husband, and then to have Maddie join us for the last weekend in Edinburgh (the Queen–that’s a whole other story). Here are a few Scotland photos, and if you want to browse through a boatload more, you can click here.
And here’s the one and only poem I wrote in Scotland, a draft of a tanka on a photo from our amazing falconry experience. (Thank you, Elite Falconry! More falconry photos if you click to see all the Scotland pics.) This is Ernie, a milky eagle owl.
Also, a quick reminder that I host a Patreon Group called Writers in Progress for kidlit writers. I’m trying to grow the group this fall, and I share things in the group like my drafts of poems and picture books, how to get invited to poetry anthologies, what I do when I learn another book is coming out on the exact same topic of my manuscript, etc. You can learn more at my Patreon page.
And for lots of wonderful poetry, don’t miss the Poetry Friday Roundup with poet Rose Capelli (who’s in my Patreon Group–thank you, Rose!).