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'The Pleasures of Ordinary Life' - a poem by Judith Viorst

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Books That Will Make You Laugh

Laughter can brighten any day, and these humorous picture books will put a smile on the faces of the young, and those who read to them. 506 more words

Picture Books

Traces: A New Series

Right from the get go, this summer presented its challenges. I say challenges because I like to think that I can rise to them, rather than being overcome by them. 302 more words


Mother Doesn't want a dog

This is not an original poem, but I loved it so thought would share.

Mother doesn’t want a dog.

Mother says they smell,

And never sit when you say sit, 106 more words


Since Hanna Moved Away

The poetry of Judith Viorst

Judith Viorst (born February 2, 1931) is an American writer. She has written books for both adults and children. She is best known for her children’s literature, such as The Tenth Good Thing About Barney (about the death of a pet) and the Alexander series of short picture books, which includes the much loved Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (1972). 602 more words

Children's Books

3 poems from Judith Viorst's What Are You Glad About? What Are You Mad About?

I’ll always remember the day I found Judith Viorst’s Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day in the public library.

“Read me,” 1,263 more words

Poetry Friday

Friday Philosophy ~ Of Quarter Moons and Superstitions...

What else could I possibly do? Friday the 13th! I’m sure there are many people using this as an excuse for all kinds of antics and shenanigans. 134 more words