Archive for Pithy Poems

Forever My Friend – From Song of the Lost Clan

Friday, August 21, 2015

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Today is Poet’s Day! Check out the latest song from my novel, Song of the Lost Clan.

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The Cicadas Are Coming – Poem Song

Sunday, July 12, 2015

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A fun little song inspired by the empty cicada shell left grasping the tree trunk. I remember playing with those things as a kid and who can ever forget the unique sound they make. Enjoy!

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The Gathering – A Song From the Lost Clan

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

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Another song sung by the elephants in my MG novel, Song of the Lost Clan. I compiled this one into a graphic that you can check out here.

The Gathering
(chanted in a perfect fourth)
March ahead, march ahead, ….

Step by step.
Mile by mile.
We make our way along trails in style.

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Songs from the Lost Clan

Monday, April 20, 2015

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Check out my latest song. Or more to the point, the elephant character Baingana’s song.

Burbling, gurgling water at play,
Where have you come? Somewhere far and away?

Trickling happily over the moss,
Do you murmur of places that we have lost?…

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Homecoming Song

Thursday, April 9, 2015

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From Song of the Lost Clan. Check out my poem from my YA novel, Song of the Lost Clan.

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A Lyrics Poem for Cancer Patients

Sunday, March 22, 2015

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Cancer treatment is a roller coaster of hope and despair; excitement and dread; and a lot of pain. Here’s a poem compiled of some select song lyrics that I found particularly appropriate at various times during my treatment (diagnosis, medical prep, chemo, surgery, radiation, recovery). Can you name all 14 songs? What songs have helped you through the process?

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