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NPM2022 Day 25: Souvenir

Today’s sticky note poem is an acrostic about my favorite souvenir, which is a bowl bought in Iceland.   Thanks for reading, and happy National Poetry Month! And if you ended up here by chance, fantastic! Here are a few links you might find helpful. Intro to what I’m doing

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Middle of the Night: Poems from a Wide-Awake House

Dreamy #PoetryFriday

Happy Poetry Friday! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) I want to share one more poem from In the Middle of the Night, plus ask y’all a favor. Here’s the poem, one of the few unrhyming ones in the collection. I just love acrostics, and I wrote this poem

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Statues in the Park

Statues in the Park, Round 2 [Poetry Friday]

Happy Poetry Friday! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) A couple of weeks ago, the Poetry Princesses shared poems written to the title “Statues in the Park.” I shared my poem and writing process (via time lapse video) in that post. Today, I thought I’d share one of the

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Revenge of the White Dragon [Poetry Friday]

Happy Poetry Friday! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) I realize this poem is not seasonally appropriate, but this week I’ve been reading about 2015’s disastrous Mt. Everest avalanche, and it made me think of this acrostic I wrote years ago. Revenge of the White Dragon (An Acrostic) A

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Alaska: Night Lights: a 50 State Poems Poem

Happy Poetry Friday! Here’s another poem from my latest 30 Painless Classroom Poems book, Wacky, Wild, and Wonderful: 50 State Poems. Note: The Northern Lights, or Aurora Borealis, are usually visible only in the far North. They can be many colors and shapes. Various Indian tribes in Alaska and Canada

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Poetry Friday: After the Storm (by me)

Roger Sutton recently posted about Poetry Tag Time, the e‑anthology brilliantly created by Sylvia Vardell and Janet Wong to try to make poetry more accessible and get it into more classrooms. 30 fun and fantastic kids’ poems for only 99 cents! So I thought I’d share my poem from it here

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