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Circling Around

I’ve been working on a fiction shared reader of fewer than 150 words. It has to be a journey, use a certain phonetic sound throughout, rhyme, and include the basic shapes. Whew! What a puzzle to work all that in. I turned in a draft yesterday (instead of an outline,

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Poetry Friday: The Poems We Wear (original poems)

  LJ’s giving me fits this morning, so I’ll try this super quick to see if it works! The Poetry Stretch at the Miss Rumphius Effect this week was to write poems about articles of clothing. Early in the week, I wrote two for my daily poems–totally different moods and styles.

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Twisted

This week’s Friday’s 40 at Pensieve is a great image! I love pictures of branches and trees. I’m not feeling great, but I want to participate. So, here goes…a little poem skeleton: Before School perched on a stoolencircled by Mom’s kneesas she  pulledtuggedturned braiding orderinto my hairinto my life –by

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Miss Rumphius’ poetry stretch: Metaphor Poem

This week, Miss Rumphius challenged us to a metaphor poem. Last time I participated, I wrote a roundel about dreams. This morning, as I lay in bed at 4:30 trying to fall back asleep (I’ve been waking up early–even earlier than my usual 5:30 time—lately), metaphors for dreams started to float

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