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Summer Writing—July

| June 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

Summer is finally here, and the 4th of July is this week. Write a poem about summer—try writing a letter to the month of July. What would you ask it? What would you say? What do you get to do in July that you can’t do in, say, January? Or write about what the 4th of July stands […]

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“My Papa”

| June 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

My Papa’s eyes sparkled like stars in the nighttime sky or like tiny tiny stars from a sparkler one fourth of July. I was nine and the fireworks boomed and boomed into the night. They scared me. But there was Papa holding my shaking hand and smiling. I remember the way my little hand felt […]

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