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Smart

Smart by Shel Silverstein

My dad gave me one dollar bill
‘cause I’m his smartest son,
And I swapped it for two shiny quarters
‘cause two is more than one! 112 more words

Poetry

Sidewalk Dig

Dug
up
concrete
slab today
thought of ancient text
Where the Sidewalk Ends, we found proof
once upon a time, people walked with their feet firmly… 201 more words

Giving Trees

“…and she loved a little boy very, very much – even more than she loved herself.”
Shel Silverstein from The Giving Tree

A children’s book I have loved since I read it to my daughter when she was a little girl more than 30 years ago is… 675 more words

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ᴇɪɢʜᴛᴇᴇɴ ʟᴜsᴄɪᴏᴜs, sᴄʀᴜᴍᴘᴛɪᴏᴜs ғʟᴀᴠᴏʀs–

ᴄʜᴏᴄᴏʟᴀᴛᴇ, ʟɪᴍᴇ ᴀɴᴅ ᴄʜᴇʀʀʏ,

ᴄᴏғғᴇᴇ, ᴘᴜᴍᴘᴋɪɴ, ғᴜᴅɢᴇ-ʙᴀɴᴀɴᴀ,

ᴄᴀʀᴀᴍᴇʟ ᴄʀᴇᴀᴍ ᴀɴᴅ ʙᴏʏsᴇɴʙᴇʀʀʏ.

ʀᴏᴄᴋʏ ʀᴏᴀᴅ ᴀɴᴅ ᴛᴏᴀsᴛᴇᴅ ᴀʟᴍᴏɴᴅ,

ʙᴜᴛᴛᴇʀsᴄᴏᴛᴄʜ, ᴠᴀɴɪʟʟᴀ ᴅɪᴘ,

ʙᴜᴛᴛᴇʀ-ʙʀɪᴄᴋʟᴇ, ᴀᴘᴘʟᴇ ʀɪᴘᴘʟᴇ, ᴄᴏᴄᴏɴᴜᴛ ᴀɴᴅ ᴍᴏᴄʜᴀ ᴄʜɪᴘ, 6 more words

Blogging

Ode to a Dog

You may not realize it but April is National Poetry Month. Which means it’s the perfect month for this particular challenge: WRITE A POEM. If you are like me you don’t spend a lot of time thinking about poetry. 576 more words

Inspiration

52 WEEKS OF THANKFULNESS - WEEK 44 - CELEBRATING WORLD BOOK DAY

BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN THE WORLD.

I invite you to come and join me on this pilgrimage to change the world through thankfulness. 299 more words