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One Minute Till Bedtime

This gorgeous book is due to be published in two weeks in the UK – out a few weeks in the States, it has already garnered prestigious starred reviews from Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, and School Library Journal. Along with many wonderful other poets – I have a poem inside. It’s an utterly engaging book, the poems collected by …

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National Poetry Day Message Poem by Brenda Davis Harsham

This is just to say… . Thank you, Earth that held tight trees bent to their knees in hurricane winds and . that imprints time itself on gorges, stone and shelf, in the language of fossil hieroglyphics. . Thank you, Stones . that, in stillness, filter clean water in openings between tiny stones and soil …

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National Poetry Day Message Poem by Margo Lemieux

Earth Memo . Good morning dear, I left your lunch in the fridge. And a cloud will be by later With fresh water. The sun is rising, as usual, to bring light and warmth. The silver moon said have a nice day. . Endless rivers will wash your darling face As they cascade down the …

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Authors for Refugees

I’m taking a break from National Poetry Day to let you know about this exciting event: Fiona Dunbar, author of excellent middle grade books, has masterminded and organised an event called Authors for Refugees. Information from that page: “This is an online auction to provide urgent aid to refugees held in camps around Europe, and to …

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