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A friend leaves a dozen eggs and a stick on our back porch. She instructs my daughter to put that stick in water. Doubtfully, my daughter sets the unassuming brown branch in a glass of water on our kitchen table. Really? … Continue reading

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The other day, I woke up on the wrong planet. That’s the opening line of the picture book I read to the kids in my one-room library yesterday. I was standing outside talking to one of my trustees when the … Continue reading

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What’s A Poem Worth?

Yesterday, someone said to me, why would people write a poems if they weren’t going to be paid for them? That’s a gulch of perception I may never be able to cross. What is a poem worth, anyway? This morning … Continue reading

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