Poetry Friday – The Ravens

It’s Friday! And you know what that means: Poetry! Want to know more about Poetry Friday? Click this link right here. And be sure to check out Christie blog, Wondering and Wandering, to see this week’s round up of wonderful poetry related posts, blogs and goodness. ________________________________________ Hello and Happy Poetry Friday! Summer is winding down–my daughter is back in school, and my husband starts teaching again in a couple of weeks. While I love having both kids and my husband home, I am excited for the routine that comes with school. Christie over at Wondering and Wandering put up a bird-related … Continue reading Poetry Friday – The Ravens

Poetry Friday – Inktober Finale

It’s Friday! And you know what that means: Poetry! Want to know more about Poetry Friday? Click this link right here. And be sure to check out Linda’s blog, Teacher Dance, to see this week’s round up of wonderful poetry related posts, blogs and goodness. ________________________________________ I am giving away a copy of Ben Hatke’s Mighty Jack and the Goblin King!  Be sure to enter! I did it! 31 poems in 31 days. It may seem like a small feat to some, but I’m pretty proud of myself. Most of them won’t see the light of day after this month, a few turned … Continue reading Poetry Friday – Inktober Finale

Poetry Friday – Inktober Week 4

It’s Friday! And you know what that means: Poetry! Want to know more about Poetry Friday? Click this link right here. And be sure to check out Brenda Davis Harsham’s blog, Friendly Fairy Tales, to see this week’s round up of wonderful poetry related posts, blogs and goodness. ________________________________________ Another week has gone by and Halloween is almost here! I have managed to squeak out more poems and drawings for Inktober. With just five more days to go, I’m in the home stretch and I think I’ll actually be able to accomplish this fairly lofty (for me) goal.       This is … Continue reading Poetry Friday – Inktober Week 4

Poetry Friday – Inktober Week 3

It’s Friday! And you know what that means: Poetry! Want to know more about Poetry Friday? Click this link right here. And be sure to check out Leigh Anne’s blog, A Day in the Life, to see this week’s round up of wonderful poetry related posts, blogs and goodness. ________________________________________ Well, I almost threw in the towel this week. Things got a bit hectic and I started telling myself that, while this poetry Inktober project is really fun, my time could be spent doing other things. But I decided that pushing through and finishing a writing commitment was reason enough to keep going. … Continue reading Poetry Friday – Inktober Week 3

Poetry Friday – Inktober Week 2

It’s Friday! And you know what that means: Poetry! Want to know more about Poetry Friday? Click this link right here. And be sure to check out Irene Latham’s blog, Live Your Poem to see this week’s round up of wonderful poetry related posts, blogs and goodness. ________________________________________ It’s Friday the 13th and I am happy to say that I haven’t missed a day yet of Inktober! I am doing way better than my poem-a-day goal back in the month of April (I eeked out one poem that month). I have been having a lot of fun, mostly because it has been sort … Continue reading Poetry Friday – Inktober Week 2

Poetry Friday – Inktober Week 1

It’s Friday! And you know what that means: Poetry! Want to know more about Poetry Friday? Click this link right here. And be sure to visit Violet Nesdoly’s Blog to see this week’s round up of wonderful poetry related posts, blogs and goodness. ________________________________________ It’s October! Hooray! I’m traveling right now to visit family, so I am a bit strapped for time. This past week I’ve been writing poetry and drawing for my poetry Inktober. Below are the first 5 days. It has been great finding a reason to write some poetry each day and the creepy theme has been fun too. I … Continue reading Poetry Friday – Inktober Week 1

Inktober with a Twist

October is almost here! It is my most favorite time of the year. And to celebrate, I’m taking on a new crazy Frankenstein-type project. A few years ago, my husband started participating in Inktober. The challenge is to complete one ink drawing a day, every day in October and then post it online. Sounds pretty fun, right? Well, I am no artist. Below is a sample of my drawing abilities. *not drawn in ink So, you’re probably wondering why on earth would I want to take on such a project? Because I’m going to mash it up with writing! I’m … Continue reading Inktober with a Twist

Poetry Friday – Crazy Kids

It’s Friday! And you know what that means: Poetry! Want to know more about Poetry Friday? Click this link right here. And be sure to Laura’s page, Writing the World for Kids, to see this week’s round up of wonderful poetry related posts, blogs and goodness. ________________________________________ It is a good thing that October is in sight because I feel like a zombie. it’s 8:45pm and I’m falling asleep writing this post! So it’s going to be a short one this week. I have been prepping for my newest challenge: Inktober. I am no artist, but I like to doodle. So, I’ve decided … Continue reading Poetry Friday – Crazy Kids