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Poetry Friday: "Yellow Jacket"

Yellow Jacket

Resilient defender,
expertly guards
the paper gate
of his empress’ castle
with speed and toxin
while my right arm

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Poetry Friday: That Time by Linda Baie

Poetry Friday is hosted by Irene Latham at Live Your Poem so be sure to hop on over and see all the wonderful poetry.

This summer I have participated in the Summer Poetry Swap, facilitated by Tabatha Yeatts.   156 more words

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Dawson Trail Tanka (1)

We got back from our vacation in Dawson Creek, B.C. at the end of July. Dawson Creek is a town in northeast B.C. Near Alberta’s western boundary, it is Mile 0 of the Alaska Highway. 241 more words


Poetry Friday: "I Am Poetry"

I have spent the past week at the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project’s Summer Reading Institute. My brain is bursting with all I have learned from my amazing section leaders and the keynote speakers. 282 more words


Poetry Friday: "Baby Girl"

Hard to believe, but my youngest daughter, Phoebe, turns ONE YEAR OLD today! Where have the past 365 days gone??

In celebration, I’m sharing something a little unusual. 334 more words


Poetry Friday: From Dead Poet's Society

Today Heidi is hosting Poetry Round-up at My Juicy Little Universe. I am saddened by the passing of Robin Williams as have many.  Just a few weeks ago, I re-watched Dead Poet’s Society…And so today in his memory I share O Me! 166 more words

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Poetry Friday: Danez Smith -- "Dear White America"

Poetry Friday is hosted by Heidi @  My Juicy Little Universe  

Like everyone else, I’ve been watching the news from Ferguson, Missouri with horror and disbelief.   200 more words

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