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I need to go to school

So I can lace my shoe

In this muddy pool

Where knowledge is the rule


I need to go to school… 67 more words


First Gift

(written for my young sons in 1979)

Children, lay your presents down,

come look and see what I just found – 159 more words


The Seventh Day of Poetry spotlights Poetry for Children

On the seventh day of poetry, my true love gave to me Poetry for Children by Shashikant Nishant Sharma. Poetry for Children: Anthology by Indian Poet and Writer… 187 more words


Son Sets

Like those nesting dolls

in graduated sizes

my sons became

encased each year

inside of bigger boys.

Now grown and sealed

inside tall men

they’re unaware… 22 more words


The Emergency verse poet

A few months back I read about a UK poet who was driving around in a secondhand ambulance and ‘prescribing’ poems to patients to fit their current ailments. 452 more words


thank you New Zealand Book Council for such lovely words

The New Zealand Book Council have done a very lovely piece on me and my blogs and my new books and have included Gemma‘s fabulous word-biscuit poem. 28 more words


Autumn Logos

I was recently working at Legsby Primary School near Market Rasen in Lincolnshire with a class of Y3, 4, 5 and 6 children. The children were really up for a poetry workshop and the youngest ones gave as much in the oral sessions as the older ones. 138 more words

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