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Archive for May 2011

Sunday Poetry: Ready With Notebook and a Chewed Up Pencil

Welcome to Sunday Poetry. If this is your first visit you can read about the purpose and inspiration here.     What’s your part?  Just slow down a little and come along for the read–or sometimes, for the listen.  If you’d like to tell us what the day’s poem means in your life, or what word or phrase you’ve chosen…

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And Don’t Forget. . .

 I’m still traveling, but next week I’ll begin sharing some of the wonderful contest entries I’ve received for the four pie gift boxes, as well as photos of some of the prizes.  Remember, I’ll choose a winner each Friday in June and one grand prize winner in July. If you haven’t checked out the giveaway…

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Sunday Poetry: Apples Sweeten in the Darkness

Welcome to Sunday Poetry. If this is your first visit you can read about the purpose and inspiration here.     What’s your part?  Just slow down a little and come along for the read–or sometimes, for the listen.  If you’d like to tell us what the day’s poem means in your life, or what word or phrase you’ve chosen…

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Diary of Eight Novels: Brainstorming 2011

I’m in rainy Ohio, shivering with my brainstorming group.  Ohio in the late spring is newly green and outside the windows of my son’s house, both a Japanese magnolia and a pink dogwood bloom.  I feel glad to be here no matter what the weather.   Last year we were together in Florida, so our venue has changed, but our group…

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Sunday Poetry: In the Silly White Suit with the Gold Buttons

Welcome to Sunday Poetry. If this is your first visit you can read about the purpose and inspiration of these Sunday posts here.     What’s your part?  Just slow down a little and come along for the read–or sometimes, for the listen.  If you’d like to tell us what the day’s poem means in your life, or what word…

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Sunday Poetry: So Complete Has Your Forgiveness Been

Welcome to Sunday Poetry. If this is your first visit you can read about the purpose and inspiration here.     What’s your part?  Just slow down a little and come along for the read–or sometimes, for the listen.  If you’d like to tell us what the day’s poem means in your life, or what word or phrase you’ve chosen…

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Something Old, Something New, and Not Just for Weddings

I am endlessly fascinated by feedsacks.  I don’t mean the burlap variety farmers use for hauling hen house manure, or the ones the foolhardy leap into for Fourth of July sack races.  I’m talking about cotton feed or flour sacks adorned with cheerful prints that were designed to be emptied, washed and used for quilts or clothing.  The practice…

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Sunday Poetry: Spring

Welcome to Sunday Poetry.  We began this page in March, and if you didn’t join us then, don’t worry.  This is a drop-in, drop-out adventure.  You can read about the purpose and inspiration behind Sunday Poetry here.     What’s your part?  Just slow down a little and come along for the read–or sometimes, for the listen.  If…

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