Tag Archives: poetry

How sweet is the custom of Lily-of-the-Valley

A lovely custom for a lovely flower: May Day’s romantic gift, lily-of-the-valley Continue reading

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If not laundry…sunset

Work. Work. More work. A cliché of fast-paced modern life, but that’s the way things have been for me lately. It’s also the reason I haven’t posted lately; why I’ve been away from my you, my blog world friends. Not … Continue reading

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Of spoons, melonious and runcible

Sharing goodies from your travels with children: what makes a spoon “runcible,” like the one in “The Owl and the Pussycat” poem? Continue reading

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