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Sleep interrupted –

someone’s knocking on the roof.

Crow comes for breakfast.


Peace interrupted –

someone’s knocking on the door. 33 more words


on poetry

“I’m never bored.”
Jack Prelutsky
(b. September 8, 1940)

Today being the birthday of Jack Prelustsky, this seems an auspicious occasion to invite you to join the poet at a special free talk and musical poetry performance on… 176 more words


Wolf Winter

We have decided to showcase some samples of our writing on a new page called Our Work. These samples can be anything from stories for children or Young Adults,¬†experimental or traditional pieces, poetry…¬† 271 more words

Voice of the Rain

A children’s poem – written waaaaay back in high school.

Rain says on the roof:

these are joy-tears I weep,

hush now, my patter… 117 more words


Saturday in Verse - August 6

I had the opportunity to visit Carowinds with my sweet kiddos and combined fantastic church youth groups today. The first place some of us checked out was the… 88 more words

Writing For Children

Meet the poet: Kristin Martin

Kristin lives in Adelaide in a house sort-of-near the sea with her husband, two sons, three turtles, four goldfish, five spiny leaf insects and a canary named Stephen Fly.

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Poetry For Children

Adder, Bluebell, Lobster, written by Chrissie Gittins and illustrated by Paul Bonner (Otter-Barry books)

Today is launch day for this lovely book and, although teaching commitments have meant this blog has been much neglected, I had to write about this (and hooray, it’s the summer hols!). 543 more words

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