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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 4/4/16

On the blog: A little curated content–my favorite reading from around the web A poem for NaPoWriMo: What’s In My Gratitude Journal A new challenge–National Poetry Writing Month A reflection on what I learned in a month of daily slicing A slice about my son learning he can’t play football anymore A collection of six-word…

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What’s In My Gratitude Journal: NaPoWriMo

I’m participating in National Poetry Writing Month, NaPoWriMo, in celebration of National Poetry Month. Today’s poem was inspired by a prompt at Amy Ludwig VanDerwater’s blog, The Poem Farm (plus a little help from William Stafford’s “What’s In My Journal“): I know many people who keep thankful journals.  Some call them gratitude journals.  These are books for…

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A New Writing Challenge: A Daily Poem

I’ve decided to tackle a new writing challenge in April: NaPoWriMo. April is National Poetry Month, which means it’s also National Poetry Writing Month. I don’t write poems. Ever. Except I wrote several for the March Slice Challenge. I couldn’t quite bring myself to call them poems. They were “kind of sort of poems.” They…