Monthly Archives: September 2011

An interesting quote about books

I am reading a book of essays where poets are writing about their work. One writer, Boris Pasternak, says, “A book is a cubic piece of burning, smoking conscience–and nothing else.”  That really caught my attention. I’m thinking about what … Continue reading

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In Search of Color

We all went searching for our color on our color swatch. Here is what I wrote about trying to find mine. What was your search like?   Searching I have been looking for the color printed on the card— “Aroma … Continue reading

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I’m Amazed–Writing Lyrics with Carrie Newcomer

I’m Amazed I’m amazed At silk and pink roses, At presents under the tree, At mother’s dairy ice cream. I’m amazed, I’m amazed, I’m amazed I’m amazed At a soft warm bed, At eagles in the sky, At cinnamon and … Continue reading

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An Invitation to Give Suggestions on My Writing!

Dear Students, I was invited yesterday to write a poem for a textbook company who will be publishing a new literature textbook for students ages 6-11. I can send in two poems and the company will pick the one they … Continue reading

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