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Tough Stuff

tough stuff by Sara Marie Allen tough stuff.      tell my child,           chin up,                it’s a cruel world,                     don’t care what they say. I see his skin, tender      like a molted spider’s,           harden in the elements. … Continue reading

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Thank You Notes

It seems that thank you notes are becoming a thing of the past. I know that I still expect them, and I still write them (sometimes late, but I usually still write them). In this day and age, maybe a … Continue reading

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Feeling Seussalicious

I loved Dr. Seuss books as a child, as a babysitter, as a teacher, and now as a parent. So to celebrate his birthday today, I have written my own Seuss-style homage. Snoogleboos by Sara Marie Allen There once were … Continue reading

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It’s All Downhill From Here…

The other night, I was pretty horrified to find TWO GRAY HAIRS on my head. My mom has very little gray, and my dad doesn’t really have hair. I was so shocked I had to write a poem about it. I … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day

I am very thankful for those who lay aside their dreams, families, careers, and even their lives as they serve our country in the military. Thank you! Thank you! For Memorial Day this year, I meditated on the too short … Continue reading

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Back to School

It’s that time of year… back to school.  I remember those days–the new Trapper Keeper, the smell of a new text book–the nervous tumble in my stomach as I wondered if I’d like my teachers…  Now, I see my children … Continue reading

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In the mood for something funny?

I don’t know about you, but after a strange and tiny-bit-scary earthquake, I’m in the mood for a laugh.  So, today, I’m letting you have one at my own expense. I wrote a poem over 20 years ago called “The … Continue reading

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