Tag Archives: Poetry

Monday #24: Cut Loose

I’ve just finished three weeks of school residency programs with elementary children. We write using techniques and strategies that I use in my own books for kids, and then we illustrate using cut paper collage—also a method I employ in … Continue reading

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Monday #22: Winter Haiku

Hello Friends, it’s the seasonal haiku. Winter. Winter makes me contemplative. To me, winter feels like a time for remembering. For reflecting. For letting our minds and imaginations get quiet and really allowing the power of memory to wash over … Continue reading

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Monday #6: Fall Haiku

Cool air changes the hues and reminds us to be present in our lives. TRY THIS WEEK: Stop. Observe. Take note. Be present.

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Monday #36: Haiku, To You

Oh my goodness, I love the vibrant yellow, greens and yellow-greens of spring! It’s springtime now but, at the end of this summer, the 52 Mondays Blog will turn three years old! Wow! As a creative, self-employed person, I often … Continue reading

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Monday #33: What If Kindness Were The Way?

So, you know this already: 2013 is my Personal Year of Kindness. Seems like once you start making yourself aware of something, it just pops up everywhere. It or, sometimes, the lack of it. This past week, I watched one of … Continue reading

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Monday #32: The Creative Call

I have a high school junior right now and so my life is filled with college talk. I often find myself thinking back to my own pre-college time these days and trying to remember, what did I want to do with … Continue reading

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