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National Poetry Month Day 29: Angel

Meet Allie–grandchild #2, and our only granddaughter–so far! ūüôā She made these butterfly wings to march in her school’s Easter Parade, which unfortunately was cancelled due to Coronavirus. But she had just as much fun flitting back and forth in … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Day 17: Florid Nights

This picture was taken after a long day’s drive to Florida last year. We arrived just in time to watch the sunset from the beach. My mind often wanders to that night, when I watched two of our grandkids run … Continue reading

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Tanka¬†is haiku that focuses on nature and season, but is a bit longer than the traditional haiku of three lines with 5-7-5 syllables. A tanka¬†consists of five lines for a total of 31 syllables. ¬†The syllables per line are according … Continue reading

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