Camp NaNoWriMo Day 26: How to Homeschool – a Poem in Lockdown

The month is almost over, and I’ve managed to write about 4,000 words of poetry! Today’s poem came from my frustration about people too offhandedly saying they are homeschooling. I was homeschooled for eight years of my education, and it has really shaped me. Now, in an unprecedented time where most students are participating inContinue reading “Camp NaNoWriMo Day 26: How to Homeschool – a Poem in Lockdown”

Camp NaNoWriMo Day 25: People Are Surprising Themselves – a Poem in Lockdown

So grateful for all the healthcare workers, other essential workers, and the people at home who are making a difference… People are Surprising Themselves a COVID-19 poem by Lauren Hallstrom   Everywhere around the world, people are surprising themselves. They are getting out of bed every day and stretching their legs and brewing their ownContinue reading “Camp NaNoWriMo Day 25: People Are Surprising Themselves – a Poem in Lockdown”

Camp NaNoWriMo Day 24: My book titles are creating more poetry

My books have taken over my blog once again and they have something to say! I love this little message their titles create – it seems hopeful to me. What images does it conjure for you?   in a split second the light between worlds unraveled, a tangle of gold crossed shadows. all these livesContinue reading “Camp NaNoWriMo Day 24: My book titles are creating more poetry”