Thursday, October 29, 2020

Poetry Friday: Please Vote

I voted early in-person at our county building a few weeks ago. They did temperature checks at the door, masks were required, and there was plenty of room to safely social distance. I've never been in such a hurry to cast a ballot in my life! I seriously shook as I filled it out. I felt the enormity of what I was doing. I prayed that, unlike four years ago, my candidate would prevail. I also prayed that somehow, our country could begin healing. If you haven't already voted in-person or mailed in a ballot, I beg of you to vote. Please do not sit this out. Please make your voice heard. Please.

Four long painful years

The wait is finally over

How will it turn out?

Biting nails, pacing,

Belly full of butterflies

Election night wait.

They say he'll win big

They said the same about her

This time, please be right.

This week's Poetry Friday host is Linda at Teacher Dance blog. Be sure to click over to enjoy all of this week's poetry goodness.

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Potry Friday: Apple Haiku

Welcome to Poetry Friday! As I was mulling over what I might post this week, my granddaughter showed me her apple and exclaimed, "Look! It has polka-dots!" Well, of course that line provided this week's inspiration.

Rosy red ripened 

Deliciously tasty tart 

Autumn polka-dots

This week's round up is hosted by Jama Rattigan at Jama's Alphabet Soup blog. Be sure to click over to enjoy all of this week's poetry goodness.

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Poetry Friday: Fall Haiku

Hello my poetry friends! Welcome to Poetry Friday. We've had lots of wind loosening leaves from our trees, and that is what inspired this week's haiku.

Autumn winds whipping

Leaves billowing, blanketing

Snuggling cold ground

Autumn winds whipping

Balding trees loosing their coats 

Branches shivering

This week's round up is hosted by Janice at Salt City Verse. Be sure to stop by to enjoy all of this week's poetry goodness.

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Poetry Friday: Hello Again, Porch Haiku, and Poetry Fest

Hello again, poetry friends. Welcome to Poetry Friday. It's been a while. Covid has taken away so much, and for many months, it also took away my desire to write anything. But, I'm determined to dip my feather back into the inkwell (or tap a few keys on the keyboard) and get back at it.

The above photo is of my front porch. I love fall! I wish the entire year could be fall! The small pumpkins and gourds came from our garden, and we purchased the flowers and sign from our local Farmer's Market. Here's my little front porch fall haiku. 

Popping from planters

Mums Marigolds in full bloom

Happy Fall Y'all!

This week I want to share something else writing-related that is bringing me joy. My vlog partner, Heidi Bee Roemer, is hosting Poetry Fest. What is Poetry Fest you ask? For the entire month of October, Heidi is posting one STEM/STEAM poem everyday on social media. Heidi wanted to use this opportunity to promote other authors and their newest books as well. To that end, she is pairing each of those poems with a nonfiction book on the same topic. You can follow Heidi's Poetry Fest on facebook at   and . You can also follow along on twitter at and .

Thank you for stopping by. I've missed you all!

Wee Words For Wee Ones Blog is hosting this week's round up. Be sure to click over to savor all of this week's poetry goodness.