February 2016
Monday, 29 February 2016

Dear friends, thank you for taking the leap and writing with me every day (or most days, or some days) during the month of February. I’m astounded by the number of people who participated this year. The poems everyone shared were a marvel. I loved seeing resonances and echoes between the poems every day, just […]

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Sunday, 28 February 2016

Hello, Found Object Poets. Today is the Mother-Daughter luncheon at my daughter’s high school, so Jan Godown Annino is filling in for me once again. Please post your poems in the comments here or at Jan’s blog BOOKSEED STUDIO. FOUND: Allium Garlic Bud  The found object for today was contributed by Mary Lee Hahn. Thanks for the […]

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Saturday, 27 February 2016

It’s Day 27 of our month-long daily writing project. This year’s theme is FOUND OBJECTS. For those of you who are new to the project, please read my introductory post. You’ll find more information and all of the Week 4 FOUND OBJECTS at this post. Now that we are down to the final three days, I’d like to see […]

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Hello, Found Object Poets and Poetry Friday people. We have family visiting today, so my friend, the poet Michael Ratcliffe, is guest hosting. While you’re visiting Mike’s new blog, be sure to check out his just-published book of poems, SHARDS OF BLUE. FOUND: Sun Sign You will find the Day 26 Found Object Poem Project post […]

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Thursday, 25 February 2016

It’s Day 25 of our month-long daily writing project. This year’s theme is FOUND OBJECTS. For those of you who are new to the project, please read my introductory post. You’ll find more information and all of the Week 4 FOUND OBJECTS at this post. How is everyone feeling now that there are only five days of found object prompts […]

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Wednesday, 24 February 2016

It’s Day 24 of our 2016 daily write-in. This year’s theme is FOUND OBJECTS. We have a new writing prompt for every day in February. For those of you who are new to my blog, please read my introductory post about the February daily write-in. You’ll find more information and all of the Week 4 FOUND OBJECTS at this post. […]

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Tuesday, 23 February 2016

Hello, Found Object Poets. I am taking a break today to catch up on poem writing. Jan Godown Annino has been kind enough to take over today’s hosting duties. FOUND: LOC Cart You will find the Day 23 Found Object Poem Project post at Jan’s blog BOOKSEED STUDIO. Thank you for hosting today’s prompt and responses, Jan, and for contributing […]

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Monday, 22 February 2016

It’s Day 22 of our 2016 daily write-in. This year’s theme is FOUND OBJECTS. We have a new writing prompt for every day in February. For those of you who are new to my blog, please read my introductory post about the February daily write-in. You’ll find more information and all of the Week 4 FOUND OBJECTS at this post. […]

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It’s February 21. That means we have completed three weeks of our daily write-in. Kudos to all, whether you’ve been participating every day, dropping in, or following along by reading the responses. As you know, this year’s theme is FOUND OBJECTS. We have a new writing prompt for every day in February. The object of this […]

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Saturday, 20 February 2016

Hello, Found Object Poets. I am prancing around in New Jersey today while another blogger takes over today’s hosting duties. FOUND: Horse Figurine You will find the Day 20Found Object Poem Project post at Jone Rush MacCulloch’s blog, Deowriter. Thank you for hosting while I’m visiting with family, Jone!         I’ll see you back […]

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Laura Shovan

Laura Shovan is the author of the award-winning middle grade novel, The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary. Her second book, Takedown, is a Junior Library Guild and PJ Our Way selection. Look for A Place at the Table, co-written with Saadia Faruqi, in 2020. Laura is a poet-in-the-schools Maryland.

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