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Poetry Friday is hosted by Chelanne at Books 4 Learning

We met, the four of us, first as colleagues and collaborators, and then as friends. Teachers, writers, poets and wanna-be poets. 306 more words

Poetry Friday

Summer pickings

As we made plans for the summer, I knew our back-and-forths would make it hard for me to do much writing. So I decided to keep it simple and combine poetry-writing with my love of photography… a sort of haiga. 56 more words

Poetry Friday

Poetry Friday: Play Ball!

My sister’s dog, Lily, loves chasing balls. During a recent visit to my sister’s, Lily’s joy and exuberance were on full display as she and my brother-in-law played ball. 58 more words


Poetry Friday: "Ode to Lint," a Throwback Summer lost classic

Yes, this poem had been lost for a long time…and had I not stumbled upon it in my parents’ attic, we all would have probably been better off. 472 more words


Poetry Friday: Grains of Sand

How can we make sense of yet another horrific act of senseless violence? Yesterday’s events in France have me in a state of despair. The light-hearted poem I had planned to share today now seems inappropriate. 218 more words


Poetry Friday: Spring Seeds Gallery unveiled!

Today, Throwback Summer takes a quick break to bring you Carol Varsalona’s Spring Seeds Gallery!

Four times a year, Carol features a massive collection of poetry and images from the preceding season; her Spring gallery just went live yesterday, and I’m still amazed at how much work it must have taken her! 182 more words


Poetry Friday: Summer Shower by Emily Dickinson

Poetry Friday is hosted by Mary Lee @ A Year of Reading

Storm clouds billowed ominously all over the valleys and mountains here, and when the rain came it was ferocious.   175 more words