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Poet of the Week: Robert Frost

As the idea for this Poetry Month blog series emerged, the first poet I knew I wanted to feature was Robert Frost. Frost is one of my favorite authors who has influenced my writing, reading, and home education teaching. For this post, I will focus on the reasons why I […]

Be Still: Because I Know

Some of my storms of life have ceased. Some of my storms come and go. Some catch me off guard. Some I feel prepared to navigate. Some I experience in my boat. Sometimes I find myself in someone else’s boat and wonder how and why I am meant to help. […]

You Come Too by Robert Frost

Five Stars You Come Too by Robert Frost is one of my favorite collections in my poetry library. I’m not sure when I bought it, but I think I’ve had it since high school. Apparently, that makes it a collector copy, although I have the paperback version of the hardcover. […]

Forgotten: Writing Lapse

The other day, my mom asked if she might use a poem I wrote for a devotional she presented when she started as a trustee for our alma mater. I said, of course. After all, I had written it at her request. But, the title she mentioned, which did sound […]

Living in Color

When I was in third grade, I wrote my first poem–a haiku about the color yellow. I’m certain I did not choose the theme color of my poem because yellow has never been my favorite color. I remember struggling with yellow things I liked and words that fit the 5-7-5 […]