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Poetry Friday: Found: One Postcard

Welcome to Poetry Friday, hosted today at Dori Reads.  Thanks, Dori.

Today’s poem is from Tabatha Yeatts.  I received a postcard poem.  The postcard front: 137 more words

Poetry Friday: "Ode to Teachers"

I saw a meme on Facebook recently that said something like “August is the Sunday night of summer.” And it’s true. Most teachers I know spend August gearing up for the return of our students.  178 more words


Poetry Friday: Throwback Summer takes a 180 turn...

…into Not-Quite-So-Bad Land.

As you might have heard, I’m sharing some of my old high school poetry each Friday this summer – and yes, most of it has been painfully horrendous. 553 more words



Poetry took a back seat this busy summer of being a mom and grandma first, writer second. But I did take lots of photos and tried to write a little something every day inspired by a photo. 123 more words

Poetry Friday

On Kristin George Bagdanov's poem "More Strange" at Image Journal

I just started writing short introductions for Image Journal‘s weekly online feature Poetry Friday.

I love these assignments because they introduce me to new work and new poets, they get me engaged with a journal I love, and they get me thinking– not just about my craft but about my faith. 228 more words


Poetry Friday: Found Word Poem

Thanks to Julianne for hosting Poetry Friday today.

Last week, I shared a Found Word poem from Joy.  She sent me an envelope of words. 108 more words

Poetry Friday: "The Young Poets of Winnipeg"

For the past week, I’ve been at the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project August Reading Institute. Every educator deserves to spend a week learning from the passionate, brilliant people here. 292 more words