Category Archives: Poem

Changing Seasons: Goodbye to Summer

Last Day of Summer Walk When the summer grass turns from green to gold And black-eyed Susans line the road Where the lizard suns on a dusty rock I will take my last-day-of-summer walk. When the meadowlark hides in the … Continue reading

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A Poem for High Summer

There is something about the hottest part of summer — “high summer,” as it is sometimes called —  that I have always loved. Maybe it was just because school was out and I could read anything I wanted. But I think … Continue reading

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A Children’s Poem for the Fourth of July

The Memory of a Song Since this is my “Author Site,” I like to talk about how my poems and stories came to be.  The poem I just posted on Read-Aloud, Read-Along with Susan Call Hutchison started a long time … Continue reading

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