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Blogging U

Back at school trying to learn about blogging by participating in Blogging U 101 offered by WordPress. Today’s assignment is to write to our “dream reader” and add a different element to the post. 230 more words

What the Pigeon Wants

In my opinion, the Pigeon series by Mo Willems is the literary equivalent of a Hollywood triple threat – he can act, dance, and sing. ┬áHe does all of these things to get what he wants – ahem, NEEDS! 457 more words

Literacy

My take on the poem If I Were in Charge of the World by Judith Viorst

If I were in charge of the world,
I'd cancel profanity,
Rape,
Rejection,
Materialism, and also stereotypes.

If I were in charge of the world,
There'd be the option to be in charge of the universe,
Children's public education based on scientific 
 studies (which it is currently not),
More respect to differences,
A free order of reversible stuffed animals for everyone,
More good influences, and
Elegant Victorian-style libraries on every block. 83 more words
NaBloPoMo

Poem of the Day

True Love

It is true love because
I put on eyeliner and a concerto and make pungent observations about the great issues of the day… 254 more words

Poetry

It was a dark and stormy night...

Every once in a while you have to just plain suck it up in the face of terrible-horrible-no good-very bad (apologies, Judith Viorst) weather and just hit the streets. 269 more words