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Spaceships, Magicians and Walruses

Ah, September. The smell of new backpacks, the rude 6 am alarms, and the return, one hopes, to a writerly routine. Eventually, once the dust has settled… 442 more words


Teaching Context

One of my biggest challenges with my students is getting to use context. In China, English grammar is the focus in schools. Conversation is less important. 913 more words


Verse-virtual created a beautiful ekphrastic themed page of my work in the September issue...

You can view two of my poems with the art from which they were inspired here: Verse-Virtual: Trish Hopkinson

Please also take some time to peruse the other incredible writers featured in this month’s edition.


Carpe Diem Haiku - decay

“I’d give all the wealth that years have piled,
the slow result of life’s decay,
To be once more a little child
for one bright summer day.”
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Toni Morrison, Felician Rops, Richard Bach, Tove Jansson

This week’s books:

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, illustrated by Tove Jansson
Jonathon Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach, photography by: Russell Munson… 450 more words


“Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall
Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
All the king’s horses,
And all the king’s men,
Couldn’t put Humpty together again.” 484 more words