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Ernie’s 12/21 Poem – Poetry Friday

I enjoy good humor about writing and reading. Here, Ernie (from Sesame St) has a little trouble with his poem when the number 12 won’t remain a 12. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

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Books make me feel alive – book poem for Poetry Friday

Photo: by Cheryl Rainfield It’s pure joy when a book pulls me into its world and doesn’t let go. The exhilaration, the highs and lows, the caring so intensely about the characters– it all makes me feel alive and full … Continue reading

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After a rough day – a poem about the way books help us

BrittneyBush / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND The roughness of the day has battered at me, until I feel raw. I reach over and pull down a book from my shelf– an old favorite– and feel my body relax, comfort pour … Continue reading

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Books Save Me: a poem about books by Cheryl Rainfield

missha / Foter / CC BY-NC-SA Books Save Me Books bring spring into my heart when it feels like winter, show me doors when it feels like there are only walls, and surprise me into laughter that I didn’t know … Continue reading

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Gifts: A Poem About the Gifts Books Give Me by Cheryl Rainfield

Raymond Larose / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND Gifts when I open a good book I find wide open spaces where I can fly, warm hands to hold mine, and a balm for my scarred heart. Cheryl Rainfield, all rights reserved. … Continue reading

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Changing History: A Poem On The Power Of Writing by Cheryl Rainfield

Olivander / Foter / CC BY-NC-SA Changing History . . . I change history every day when I write. I draw up all the old wounds the pain that’s black with rot inside me so old and deep only my … Continue reading

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Finding Friends In Books: a poem I wrote

» Zitona « / Foter / CC BY Finding Friends In Books Some of my earliest friends lived in books, reaching out their hands for me, tugging me deep inside the pages, encouraging me to laugh and cry, delight and … Continue reading

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When I Write . . . a poem on the healing power of writing by Cheryl Rainfield

mbgrigby / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND When I write When I write everything pours out into my pen: steeped emotions, vibrating coils of memory the dandelion fluff of dreams voices from my subconscious heard clearly through the ink passions and … Continue reading

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a good book – my original poem for Poetry Friday

I’ve seen other kidlitbloggers blog about Poetry Friday for a long time. Today I’m finally joining in with a poem I wrote about the power of a good book. I hope you enjoy it. ruminatrix / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND … Continue reading

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