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Up, Down, Up!

Don’t see staircase,
Take first step.
See more steps,
Jump, jump upstairs!

Stumble,
Stumble,
Down, down,
Down!

Crash!

Back on step
I have climbed.
Go more slowly
Next time.

My Writing

#LoveMadeVisible Day 21: Sunbeam Dream, by Lindsay Bandy + Photography by Ashleigh Mallory

Sunbeam Dream

by Lindsay Bandy

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A sliver of sunlight slipped under my shade

Kitty curled up in the warm spot it made.

Now scoot over, Kitty, it’s my turn to dream… 23 more words

SCBWI

#LoveMadeVisible Day 18: Bunny Licks by Kathleen Rupff

Bunny Licks

Bunny licks
and lurks
and kicks
and jerks
and bumps
and binkies
and buzzes

Bunny hips
and hops
and sniffs
and flops
and charges… 79 more words

SCBWI

poetry takes the prize!

The Newbery Medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the… 251 more words

Poetry

#LoveMadeVisible Day 9: Salad Song, by Lindsay Bandy and Photography by Kathleen Rupff

Salad Song

by Lindsay Bandy

Sisters swinging on the porch swing singing

Of all their garden bed is bringing

Holding hands, they celebrate sweetly

Sowing seeds in rows so neatly… 122 more words

KidLit

Story Time

A lovely poem by Maxima in Croatian and translated into English by Irina Dimitric

Written: © Maxima

Croatian

Bakin spomenar

Kada mi baka uvečer priđe, 440 more words

School Days

Her writing is touching. ‘Opposites’ in particular took me back. Our eldest started school back in September. I hadn’t anticipated what an adjustment it is, for him and us as a family. 199 more words

Mandy Coe