Catching Fireflies

finding magic along the way

Monthly Archives: April, 2014

The Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up

Let’s face it. Mondays are rough. The end of the freedom that came with the weekend, the start of a long week, the return to work. To help ease you into your week, I would like to share a little something that made me smile. This one won’t play here on my page, but take …

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Is There a Doctor in the House?

Theodor Seuss Geisel (1904-1991), AKA Dr. Seuss, is one of my all-time favorite poets. He is an author of children’s books that rhyme, poems filled with silly words, silly pictures and often deeper meanings. I still have many of my Dr. Seuss books and ones that didn’t follow me into adulthood, were replaced in hardcover once …

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Love and Cats – Poetry Fodder

Today, I wanted to share two of my favorite poems. The first is by e.e. cummings (1894-1962). He wrote close to 2900 poems as well as novels and plays. i carry your heart with me i carry your heart with me(i carry it in my heart)i am never without it(anywhere i go you go, my dear;and whatever …

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The Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up

Let’s face it. Mondays are rough. The end of the freedom that came with the weekend, the start of a long week, the return to work. To help ease you into your week, I would like to share a little something that made me smile.

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Old Woman Warning

There is a modern poem that sparked an entire movement called the Red Hat Society. I will tell you that I loved this poem long before that occurred. 🙂 I have never attended a Red Hat Society tea, nor do I own a red hat, but when I am old, I will most certainly wear …

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Thank you!!

I am honored and a bit in awe… Passed a thousand followers this week. Thank you so much for taking the time to stop in to my little corner of the internet and for supporting me!!

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The Words of Naomi Shihab Nye

There are a lot of poets that I did not have the opportunity to meet in my lit classes in college. Not to show my age to obviously, but many modern poets, including Billy Collins who I shared earlier did not publish prior to my graduation. As a result, I came to know their work …

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The Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up

Let’s face it. Mondays are rough. The end of the freedom that came with the weekend, the start of a long week, the return to work. To help ease you into your week, I would like to share a little something that made me smile.  

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