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This is the blog of children's book author and third grade teacher, Stacy Barnett Mozer. I blog about my own writing journey, the journey of other kidlit authors, my classroom, and talk about books. Thanks for stopping by. Your thoughts are always welcome (and encouraged).

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

By the Birch Trees by Joan Riordan, my #RAOKblitz Honoree


By the birch trees

           The tulips are a
   bouncy boy band with hair dyed
   a bright, bright yellow.

Past the pond

            Cherry trees throw
            pink petal confetti-
            Flower girls in a wedding.

Along the wall

            Lilacs burble bubbles
            of grape soda.
            A flimsy foam fills the field.

2 comments:

  1. Like the "bouncy boy band"!!!!

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  2. What lively images! Whenever I see lilacs now I'll think of grape soda, haha!

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