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#Vacation: “Short Relief,” a Poem by Charles Filson

Short Relief by Charles Filson Vacation time has come at last the books are laid to rest. Thoughts are turned to swimming holes, There’s no time for taking tests. Taking trips with Mom and Dad if only for a day, … Continue reading

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#Vacation: “Beach Walking,” a Poem by Chrissa Pedersen

Beach Walking By Chrissa Pedersen I’ve forgotten how, To walk on the beach. Finding that line Where the sand is firm, But not so hard it hurts my feet. Sand—fresh washed by the sea. “I agree,” I say to no … Continue reading

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#Vacation: “Keyboard Vacation Haiku,” by Wendy Greenley

Keyboard Vacation Haiku By Wendy Greenley Bon voyage. Lizards dart between my sandy toes while frogs sing love songs. Inhale salt spray as imagination wanders. Write yourself there, too.   A mother of two, Wendy Greenley has also been an … Continue reading

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#Vacation: “Sky High,” a Poem by Anthony D. Fredericks

Sky High by Anthony D. Fredericks Giggles and laughter Woven among the sand dunes— Children flying kites!   Anthony D. Fredericks is an award-winning author of more than fifty children’s books.  He has also authored Writing Children’s Books: Everything You … Continue reading

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#Vacation: “Flying on Waves,” a Poem by Jennifer Raudenbush

Flying on Waves By Jennifer Raudenbush Perched atop my boogie board, stomach clenched, I lean in toward the wave that’s forming. Hold on tight! Rolling, foaming, cresting white, I ride the wave. I float. I fly— shoot across the sea … Continue reading

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#Vacation: “Here in Missouri,” a Poem by Jen Bryant

Here in Missouri by Jen Bryant “Maybe you had to leave in order to really miss a place; maybe you had to travel to figure out how beloved your starting point was.” —Jodi Picoult, Handle With Care I miss my … Continue reading

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#Vacation: “Celebrate,” a Poem by Anthony D. Fredericks

A message from our blogmaster: Welcome to the EasternPennPoints July blog event where we’ll be celebrating summer vacation all month long. Each #Vacation blog post will feature art or poetry from our Eastern PA SCBWI members with the theme “vacation.” … Continue reading

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