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Endings and Beginnings [15 Words or Less]

Hello, and welcome to the final 15 Words or Less Poems day (for now, anyway!) (guidelines here). I’m glad you’re here now, and I’m glad you’ve been here. I’ve been posting these photos and inviting you to write poems to them for many years now! If you’re just now finding

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Randy Salas tries on the emergency immersion suit on the Paul R. Tregurtha freigher in advance of a safety drill.

Immersion Suit [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.  I am also so grateful for all your support as I announced the hiatus of 15 Words or Less. I hate announcing when

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Robot Man [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.  I wanted to let you know that 15 Words or Less will be going on hiatus for a while. I want to concentrate

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Broken Eggs [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.  I am rather butterfinger‑y sometimes. This image makes me think of several things:

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Palm tree with pumpkins

Pumpkin Palm [15 Words or Less]

Happy Thanksgiving! 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.  Happy Thanksgiving to all of you who celebrate this U.S. holiday. I firmly believe it’s always time to be grateful, but it’s also nice

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Look Through a Log [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.  Hello from NCTE! I’m in Baltimore right now spreading book and poetry love and connecting with wonderful writer and educator friends! But here’s

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Under the Bridge [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.  Well, friends, I’m back home briefly! Next week, I’ll be at NCTE, and the week after is Thanksgiving. Boy, 2019 has been full

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Winter Before Fall? [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.  I’m out of town once again this week. Lord. Next week, I will be back to usual. I miss you guys! My daughter

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New echeverria sprout

Echeveria [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.  I’m back from my magnificent week on the Great Lakes! What an adventure–you will start seeing photos here soon from that! Meanwhile… I

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Fall tree

Fall Tree [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.  You guys, I am away from my office doing some exciting research. Check out my Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram feeds (I’m @LauraPSalas on

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