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Poetry Friday: Marilyn Nelson's "1905"

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
~ Nelson Mandela ~

by Marilyn Nelson

Looking out of the front page, a wild-haired, 194 more words


Poetry Friday: "Willow Warbler"

As many of you may know, my wife and I celebrated our 9th anniversary last weekend. Since this is the “willow” year, we both observed tradition and had dinner at the only place we could possibly go: 486 more words


Mr Ferris Wheel - National Science Week

Inspired by National Science Week, I’m sharing a found poem, taken from the picture book, ‘Mr Ferris and His Wheel’ – a book that I borrowed as much for my late-teenaged sons as for myself. 388 more words


Summer Postcard Swap

Thanks to Carol Varsalona who sent me dreams, hopes and fairy dust. 129 more words


(but I can't remember his name)

he wrote the number 13
over and over
saying the word silently
with lips only


george knows

playing horseshoes in the rain
he knows little bits of


sticky fingers

starfish fingers sticky
from last night’s ice cream
wiggle into my hand