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Playing with Tricube Poetry

Phillip Larrea, a poet from California, is credited with creating the poetic form called Tricube. It is deceptively simple. Three stanzas. Three lines per stanza. Three syllable per line. 73 more words

Children's Writer

5 am on duty

Sound the alarm!

Sound the alarm!

There’s a rumbly monster outside!

It’s getting nearer.

Stand guard!

It’s getting closer.

Louder now!

It’s coming for us! 173 more words

Children's Writer

Sky Guys

“The albatross can glide across,
The ocean waves for weeks.
And when, at last, he meets his mate,
They dance and rub their beaks.”

The Sky Guys… 142 more words

Children's Writer

School's out

School’s out – and not just for the summer. After over twenty years as a librarian in special, public, and school libraries, I’m making a sea change. 641 more words

Leslie Zampetti

Myth busting

A few years ago, I was privileged to be able to attend the Highlights foundations Children’s Writers Workshop in Chautauqua. They’re still helping children’s writers hone their craft, but now the workshops are available year-round in Honesdale, PA at the Highlights Foundation campus. 393 more words

Leslie Zampetti

Hey, all you picture book writers out there!

Looking for a way to jump-start a summer writing project or take your current work-in-progress to the next level? 287 more words

Summer reading

It’s that time again – time to think about summer reading lists. I’m not quite ready to post my own, since I decided to do a little pruning of my… 203 more words

Leslie Zampetti