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).

Sunday, May 20, 2012

A Great Week of #RAOKblitz

I had such a great time participating in the Random Acts of Kindness Blitz. I hope you enjoyed Joan Riordan's poems. Thank you for reading and continue commenting. Don't forget to visit The Bookshelf Muse blog to see more random acts by other writers.

Here are a few more poems by Joan Riordan

Babysitting Blues
By Joan Riordan

   My                           I
 energy                  wish this
is sapped.             kid napped.

Changing Seth’s Diaper
By Joan Riordan

Changing Seth’s diaper
Set the chandelier rattling.
It was like dinosaurs battling.
There was defensive bobbing,
Dodging, growling, sobbing.
The tabs got mangled.
The diaper dangled.

In the end,
I was breathless
And the diaper was-


  1. What a wonderful week of poetry!
    I enjoyed reading your poems very much, Joan.
    And Stacy, thanks for sharing them with us.

    1. Thanks Stacy for sharing my poems - And thanks to all of you who read them and those who made comments. I appreciate it. Joan


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