Warmest wishes to all on this glorious Poetry Friday! Thanks for visiting today, and be sure to stop by Bridget's space at wee words for wee ones for more poetry tid-bits. Thanks for hosting, Bridget!
Well, after many months of mild weather, it seems that winter has finally come to us here on the ridge. Like my Dragonfly Tree here in this photo, I can recall many times I have walked the earth-warm fields just waiting for winter to peel back the curtain and take center stage. I have often imagined winter itself as an ancient artist; one who could paint the most brilliant masterpiece from any stark-white canvas. The poem I am sharing today is my attempt to give praise to this magestic season and to its creator, whose work is never done.
Invitation to Write:
Writers will often put themselves in someone else's shoes in search of meaning and perspective. Try taking on the perspective and voice of someone or something else. Imagine what they might say and think. There are all sorts of paths your writing will lead you to!
Welcome! I'm Kiesha Shepard, and I have a love for writing and the teaching of writing. Whispers From the Ridge is a place where I can share my words and ideas for teaching writing. It's also a place for you to find inspiration for writing the words inside of you. I invite you into my world of writing as I capture the whispers from the ridge.
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4 Sylvia at Poetry for Children
11 Kat at Kathryn Apel
18 Tricia at The Miss Rumphius Effect
25 Tara at Going to Walden
1 Tabatha at The Opposite of Indifference
8 Laura at Writing the World for Kids
15 Jone at Check it Out
22 Robyn at Life on the Deckle Edge
1 Linda at TeacherDance
8 Catherine at Reading to the Core
15 Heidi at My Juicy Little Universe
22 Rebecca at Sloth Reads
29 Carol at Carol's Corner
5 Karen at Karen Edmisten*
12 Irene at Live Your Poem
19 Amy at The Poem Farm
26 Carol at Beyond LiteracyLink
3 Jama at Jama's Alphabet Soup
10 Liz at Elizabeth Steinglass
17 Michelle at Michelle Kogan
24 Dani at Doing the Work That Matters
31 Mary Lee at A Year of Reading
7 Margaret at Reflections on the Teche
14 Laura at Laura Shovan
21 Linda at A Word Edgewise
28 Buffy at Buffy's Blog