Category Archives: Poetry

Moon Keeper

Inspiration can come when you least expect it.  Today, I bring you a poem inspired by Ashley Hansen’s Twitter post: It’s a pretty fun idea, right?  I couldn’t get it out of my head, and to keep my sanity, those … Continue reading

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“Shake the Dust”

In the absence of a Child of the Kaites chapter this week, I’d like to share with you a Spoken Word that I’ve used with my students this week.  Hopefully it can inspire you 🙂

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Victory Came Through Defeat: Palm Sunday Sonnet

If you’ve been around a year or more, you probably know that Palm Sunday is one of my favorite holidays.  I’ve written this post in previous years, and this one, too. I couldn’t pass up another opportunity to share my love of … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day!  I’m very thankful for all of you who read this blog, especially you, Tetiana Aleksina and ashleydhansen 🙂 As a token of my love for all of you, here’s a love-related poem I wrote a while back.  I hope it gives … Continue reading

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How is a Dream Fulfilled?: A Poem, Writing News, and Dressember Update

(If you’re just here for a new poem, skip to the bottom–but be warned, you’re missing out on exciting things 😉 ) This past week has been an exciting one for me!  Wednesday was the last day of November, which … Continue reading

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Repost: House of Sorrow

Hey friends! I think I mentioned before that I’m trying an abridged form of Nano Wrimo this month. Word counts don’t motivate me, and I know better than to burn myself out by making myself too tired to be creative … Continue reading

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Thankfulness

I’m Thankful For… by Beth Wangler The breath in my lungs, The beat of my heart, The warmth of the sun When a new day starts, The cool breeze that blows, Sweet mint tea, The sunset that glows O’er a … Continue reading

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Good-bye

There was no fearsome, violent brawl Or raging storm between us. There was no icy winter road Or long, silent estrangement. No, it was a mellow autumn evening When you tossed the last stone, The accusation of some small fault, … Continue reading

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I’m Sorry

I’m Sorry by Beth Wangler   Please don’t reply, “It’s not your fault.” The phrase may be other than An admission of guilt. Instead it could be An expression of Heartfelt sympathy And the genuine wish For your well-being.

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The Lay of Brielle and Tavish: Part 1

Greetings, friends!  You’ve read me mention the fantasy series that I am writing.  It explores the history of the world of Orrock through novels highlighting the lives of young people at turning points in history.  Mostly, it focuses on the … Continue reading

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