“Niue Sky”

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Ephemeral.”

© 2015 The Mockingbird in Me


Slow Down

I recently asked my students to write a poem, crafted to be performed in class. Here’s one poem that’s caught my attention. The subject of the poem is obviously me. I’m just blown away by the depth of the poem. At a young age, this student can see so much…

Jake, you’re full of life and raring to go
You never do or go anywhere slow
You always have hundreds of things to do
You never seem to have time for you

So slow down
Make things last
Or you’ll find your life
Goes by too fast

~ by Potato Chips

© 2015 The Mockingbird in Me

I am Thy River


Thanks to Dextop Nexus for the background photo.

Pick Me Up


I am a pencil.

I move, I glide, I scribble

to the Music of Your inspiration.

Hold me and lift me up.

Feel me,

Use me,

Spend me to your delight.

My life’s worth spent

the moment You pick me up.


© 2015 The Mockingbird in Me
*Photo taken from Wallpaperlepi.com


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