Tag: National Poetry Month 2017 (#wonderbreak)

Iceland Horse

3 Poems and an Icelandic Horse [15 Words or Less]

Hello, and welcome! This is 15 Words or Less Poems, a low-pressure way to wake up your poetry brain (guidelines here), and I’m very glad you’re here.  However, because it’s National Poetry Month, I have a couple of other things to share, too:>) I’m Reading a Poem Out Loud First,

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My Scar

My Scar [National Poetry Month]

Here’s today’s #wonderbreak. [Want to learn more or join in by sharing your own poems about joyful things using the #wonderbreak hashtag?] This was really meant to be a poem about the scar on my knee/leg and how I don’t mind it. It’s a reminder of how lucky I am

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A Chair

A Chair [National Poetry Month]

Here’s today’s #wonderbreak. [Want to learn more or join in by sharing your own poems about joyful things using the #wonderbreak hashtag?] Feeling grateful for being able to sit outside my home and feel peace.     Save

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Kitchen Canisters

Kitchen Canisters [National Poetry Month]

Here’s today’s #wonderbreak. [Want to learn more or join in by sharing your own poems about joyful things using the #wonderbreak hashtag?] It would have been my Mom and Dad’s anniversary a few days ago. Mostly, I think of Mom with a smile on her face and a smile on

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Running Water

Running Water [National Poetry Month]

Happy Easter! Here’s today’s #wonderbreak. [Want to learn more or join in by sharing your own poems about joyful things using the #wonderbreak hashtag?] I was getting my sales figures last week for Water Can Be…, so that I could make my donation to WaterAid, and it reminded me again

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Clock

Clock [National Poetry Month]

Here’s today’s #wonderbreak. [Want to learn more or join in by sharing your own poems about joyful things using the #wonderbreak hashtag?] I guess I might be kind of morbid, as I think about death quite frequently. But mostly the thought of death is a reminder to me of how

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Reflections

Reflections [Poetry Friday]

Happy Poetry Friday! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) For Poetry Month, I’m sharing a brief poem daily celebrating little sources of wonder and joy in my life. Here’s today’s #wonderbreak [Want to learn more or join in?]: There is a LOT of bad news in the world. All

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Library

Library [National Poetry Month]

Here’s today’s #wonderbreak. [Want to learn more or join in by sharing your own poems about joyful things using the #wonderbreak hashtag?] I am at one of my two main libraries pretty much every day, returning and checking out books. Not to mention being online daily to put books on

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Bud on Tree

Bud on Tree [National Poetry Month]

Here’s today’s #wonderbreak. [Want to learn more or join in by sharing your own poems about joyful things using the #wonderbreak hashtag?]    Little signs of life in Minnesota amid a largely brown/yellow landscape!   Save Save

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Snow

Snow [National Poetry Month]

Here’s today’s #wonderbreak. [Want to learn more or join in by sharing your own poems about joyful things using the #wonderbreak hashtag?] Saturday, it felt like early summer, with temps in the 70s and sun belting out its almost-summer song. Today it was damp and chilly, and tonight (Monday night),

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