Monthly Archives: April 2012

Silly Seuss and other witty wordsmiths

So, I think I thought I thunk I knew how crocheting worked. Granted, what started as a flat scarf just went ’round in circles. That brought to mind the cover for Dr. Seuss’ great book for grads – Oh, the … Continue reading

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Magnet Magic

Remember the magnets that parents used to put on the fridge to encourage us to recognize and play with letters? First words spelled were probably “Mom” and “Dad” and our own name because that left a mark. Playing with magnetic … Continue reading

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It seemed absurd, the words I just heard. An acquaintance, a kind soul is gone. Dapper gent, smiling wherever he went, And always a cheery “hello.” You will be missed, dear Jon.

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Phobias, Peeps and Poe

Did I put together a proper post yesterday? No. Did I write, find or share a poem worth seeking? No. Why? I was playing with Peeps. Yes, Peeps. No, I won’t eat one, try one, nuke one. Only used a … Continue reading

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Wonderment of Words

The  third performance of Word Jazz, in celebration of our third anniversary, also saw the release of “Views, Voices and Verses – Volume 3” by SnoValley Writes! The only things missing from the publication were the winning entries of the … Continue reading

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Word Jazz

The second Word Jazz performance at Boxley’s by SnoValley Writes! was in October of 2010. The theme: Fall into Story. Inspired by autumn themes and artwork shared by the Mount Si Artist Guild, a collection of poems and prose was … Continue reading

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Meandering Rambling

Sometimes something takes shape without really understanding the seed that started it. The following poem is such an example. Silent Supper She touched the beveled frame of the glass cabinet, surprised by the etched design. She saw the assorted magnets … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

Many a wonderful hymn sings the joys of this day. Today’s found poem – courtesy of Poem-a-Day from is: Ascension by John Donne Salute the last, and everlasting day, Joy at the uprising of this Sun, and Son, Ye whose … Continue reading

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Saturday Silliness

Nothing beats an accidental find. Catku: What is the Sound of One Cat Napping by Pat Welch is jolly good fun! The haikus were written by Melissa Crowley and Heidi DelGros, with additional haikus by Welch. Arranged as a series … Continue reading

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Ficlet Poem

This came about for a few reasons: a)I’m a klutz when tired (try serving stew with an upside-down spoon). b) two friends had two different story requests when we exchanged the ‘you know you’re tired’ bits, but I decided to … Continue reading

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