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Mother Read to Me
(the poet refers to boys, but girls work here just as well) I had a mother who read to me
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The Mouse
In amongst these piles of sacks There lives a tiny mouse And hidden far from human’s view He has an
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A Poem of Subtle Joy
The Orange By Wendy Cope At lunchtime I bought a huge orange- The size of it made us all laugh.
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The Saddest Kid Ever
The kid looked like a poster child for depression, a hang-dog look and a stooped manner that silently cried out,
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Jimmy and the Wedding Gift
Dear Iola and Jubal, What a lovely wedding, what a beautiful day, what a wonderful meal we all got to
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The Hog Slaughter
The screaming and squealing was like nothing I’d heard before. The frightened sounds of terror on B-grade horror movies couldn’t
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Laura Ingalls Wilder Thoughts
With the coming of another new year we are all… a year older. Just what does it mean to us–this
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Grandpa Ole Visits Daytons
In the 1930s, my grandfather visited downtown Minneapolis, helped along by Uncle Leonard and Aunt Ann. Uncle Lawrence from the
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Sleep by Silvestri
The evening hangs beneath the moon, A silver thread on darkened dune. With closing eyes and resting head I know
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Ole Deals with Lena Tragedy
For this first blog, I’d like to share with you one of my favorite jokes about Ole and Lena, the
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