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Underwear, a Poetryaction

Happy Poetry Friday! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) Ooh, you guys, I was on the radio this morning talking about Finding Family for the MN Reads segment on The North 103.3 FM with Luke Moravec. That was nerve-wracking, and I have no idea how I sounded! I’ll be

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Smoky Mountain Campground, a Poetryaction

Happy Poetry Friday! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) Thank you for all the Oskar’s Voyage love last week <3 Carol, it was so lovely to see you in the gallery of the Zoom that illustrator Kayla Harren and I did on Monday. Thank you! I’ve been sick with

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Chronic Pain and a Poetryaction

Happy Poetry Friday! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) Question for you all: Can you personally recommend any good books about living with chronic pain? I was recently diagnosed with some spinal maladies. At least I have an answer to the back pain that began a year ago and

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I Am Heat, a Poetryaction to A River of Dust

  Happy Poetry Friday! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) I am so excited! We got snow last night! My husband Randy is out right now at the airport picking up family that’s visiting from Georgia. They were so hoping for snow! And we got some. It’s our first

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Lake Superior, a Poetryaction to Blue

Happy Poetry Friday, friends! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) I had a lovely World Read Aloud Day on Wednesday, reading to and chatting with students in 5 states and 1 Canadian province. It was fun to share Oskar’s Voyage with them–and if you missed that, there’s an opportunity

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How To Spend a Snowy Day

Happy Poetry Friday! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) I’m feeling that start-of-the-year energy! I kicked some bad writing habits to the curb, and I’m feeling much happier. Will everything get done? Nope. Will writing get done? Absolutely. Four quick things: 1. My next picture book is available for

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You, Moon, a Poetryaction to the Museum on the Moon

Happy Poetry Friday! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) I haven’t read as many picture books/poetry books this year as I usually do. But I finally got my hands on one I’ve been eager to read. I bet you’ve read or at least read about Irene Latham’s lovely The

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Being a Pond, a Poetryaction to Being a Dog

Happy Poetry Friday! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) This past couple of weeks have been humdingers. Oi. But I’m in this week with a poetryaction to Maria Gianferrari’s Being a Dog: A Tail of Mindfulness. So fun! (You can see all my poetryactions here.)   And for lots

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The Flow, a Poetryaction to Joyce Sidman’s We Are Branches

(Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) Howdy, everyone–I’m (theoretically) in Central Florida visiting family this long weekend–if Idalia doesn’t stop my trip. Anyway, I won’t be around to visit everyone’s blogs, but I wanted to post this poetryaction and say Happy Poetry Friday! Have you read Joyce Sidman’s wonderful

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My Friend’s House — A Poetryaction to In a Cave

Happy Poetry Friday! (Wondering what Poetry Friday is? Click here.) Howdy, everyone! Thanks for your nice comments on last week’s poem, the dreaded monotetra :>D Several of you mentioned your favorite line was the one about twilight singing in plum. I have to tell you this made me so happy!

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