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May 2023 Poetry Challenge

Looking forward to our online poetry soirée for May! This month we will write a haiku (5/7/5 syllables) using the phrase “Waterfall of Stars.” See example below. While reading a YA story recommended by our teen called The Barren Grounds by David A. Robertson, I came across this phrase and thought it was beautiful. Haikus […]

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March 2023 Poetry Challenge

In honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, let’s write a poem about a woman we admire. (Thanks to Devang for suggesting this theme!) She can be a heroine from daily life; mother, spouse, friend or family. She can be someone whose work we’ve admired from afar. You can choose someone who’s passed […]

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February 2023 Poem of Friendship

Welcome to the second poetry challenge of the new year! We’ll continue the tradition of February verse to celebrate friendship. The Day of Love and Friendship is celebrated in México, Colombia, República Dominicana and Panamá. Your February challenge is to write a tanka poem about a dear person or companion animal. Where do you go together? […]

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