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Karen Edmisten · 1M ago

Poetry Friday: Nature Walk, by Gillian Wegener

Ah, this is a lovely poem. Gillian Wegener's "Nature Walk" conjures memories of nature walks with my girls -- part of our homeschool, part of our history, bits of our family lore. Some walks...
Karen Edmisten · 1M ago

Poetry Friday: Summer's End

Summer's End by Karen Edmisten August, morning walk.   The grasshoppers pole vaulting,a season shifting.~~~~~The Poetry Friday round up is at Check It Out.
Karen Edmisten · 1M ago

Bits and Pieces of Our Days

As Imperceptibly as Grief, the Summer Lapsed Away....~~ Emily Dickinson No one can nail it quite like my girl Emily. ~~~~~I didn't mean to let the last few weeks slip by without writing. It ...
Karen Edmisten · 2M ago

Poetry Friday: Hope is the thing with feathers

“Hope” is the thing with feathersby Emily Dickinson“Hope” is the thing with feathers -That perches in the soul -And sings the tune without the words -And never stops - at all -And sweetest ...
Karen Edmisten · 2M ago

Brave Writer: Registration for Fall Classes Opens on July 31

I'll be teaching for Brave Writer again in the fall! Huzzah!I'm teaching another session of The Writer's Jungle Online (formerly "Kidswrite Basic") from September 25th to November 3rd.The co...
Karen Edmisten · 3M ago

Poetry Friday: Mac and Cheese and ... Haiku?

July 14th is National Macaroni and Cheese Day (that's okay -- I didn't know it existed either) and Tabatha is seizing the day. She's hosting a cheesy Poetry Friday, and I am lamenting days g...
Karen Edmisten · 3M ago

Poetry Friday: Marginalia, by Billy Collins

Are you a marginalia type? Or a notes-in-a-separate-notebook reader? Do you use post-its? Do you dog-ear? What do you think of book darts? (Thanks, Anne Bogel, these might change my life.) D...
Karen Edmisten · 3M ago

Bits and Pieces of Our Days

Umm, where did the first half of 2017 go? Kinda sped by, no?~~~~~In May, Atticus ran his first half marathon. He'd run the distance before, but had never signed up for a race. A dear friend,...
Karen Edmisten · 3M ago

Poetry Friday: Leisure

It's been a slightly hectic summer for us so far, but I'm looking forward to some days of lolling around soon. Time to stand and stare ... ah, yes. Good for the soul. Leisureby William Henry...
Karen Edmisten · 4M ago

Poetry Friday: Mary Oliver

Go read "Mindful" by Mary Oliver, which beginsEvery day I see or hear something that more or less kills me with delight Then come back and tell me what it's put you in mind of.I wanted to po...