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Day 21: Grocery Store Heroes (#NationalPoetryMonth2020)

The theme of today’s #waterpoemproject is gift poems, and before I share mine, I want to share a gift I got recently. Snowman-Cold=Puddle is a nominee for the Minnesota Youth Reading Awards (Star of the North picture book category). This is Minnesota’s version of the kids’ choice awards, and this

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Day 20: An Oil Spill Diamante (#NationalPoetryMonth2020)

Today’s #waterpoemproject prompt resulted in a sad poem. I prefer to celebrate water and focus on the positive, but in thinking about “dirty water,” I couldn’t help thinking of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Here’s my diamante:   Like most everybody else, I’m experiencing lots of upheavals lately! I have

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Day 19: Spindrift Definito (#NationalPoetryMonth2020)

Here’s today’s #waterpoemproject poem–a definito prompt from Heidi Mordhorst via Laura Shovan’s lovely project. I love definitos–this is my second one, and I’d love to write some more.   Like most everybody else, I’m experiencing lots of upheavals lately! I have no huge National Poetry Month plans–just hoping to share

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Day 18: Puddle Is a Word (#NationalPoetryMonth)

Here are today’s #WaterPoemProject poems. Each morning, I’m waking up and dragging myself into a poem. But then I get into my draft and the world drops away for 30 minutes. A lovely way to start today. Also, don’t miss the lovely article on poetry’s calming effect during these times.

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Day 17: I Am From…by Water (#NationalPoetryMonth2020)

Happy Poetry Friday! Today’s prompt for the #WaterPoemProject was awesome but challenging. How do you show the universality of water but still stay specific? Here’s my attempt: Like most everybody else, I’m experiencing lots of upheavals lately! I have no huge National Poetry Month plans–just hoping to share an imagepoem

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Day 16: Drip from My Fingertips (#NationalPoetryMonth2020)

I’ve been participating in Laura Shovan’s fabulous #WaterPoemProject, and it’s the best decision I made for National Poetry Month. With only a few exceptions over the past several weeks, it’s been the first writing I’ve done each day. I check out the prompt, spend about 30 minutes writing a poem

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Day 15: Spring Peepers (#NationalPoetryMonth2020)

I haven’t heard spring peepers yet, though some of my local Minnesota friends have. Not sure if it’s because I’m in the city and not near any ponds or marshes, or because we have had snow several days the past week! Ha! Anyway, I’m going to try to get outside

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Day 14: Goodbye to Jack (#NationalPoetryMonth2020)

Today’s #waterpoemproject poem explores a painful memory from 2017… Like most everybody else, I’m experiencing lots of upheavals lately! I have no huge National Poetry Month plans–just hoping toCopy of Day X: (#NationalPoetryMonth2020) share an imagepoem here each day (or as often as I can). I’m participating in Laura Shovan’s

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Day 13: Floor, Not Sky (#NationalPoetryMonth2020)

Today’s #waterpoemproject prompt involved thinking of some favorite words, then somehow connecting them to water. “Bamboozle” is a word I love the sound of, and it means to trick someone. It also has “bamboo” in it. So I thought about how bamboo in the rainforests grow so fast, and that

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