Category Archives: Poetry

Time Ticks Away

I’m baaaack! After a hiatus from blog-world and a 1000 mile move, I have new fodder for the mind and heart. This started as a long essay in my mind on the passage of time, of our lives screaming by … Continue reading

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Signs of getting older…

So, Friday, I was sitting poolside, enjoying the day… and Saturday morning I realized that I was a whole new level of OLD! Yes, I must’ve been squinting while I was out there, because I have tan lines–yes, WHITE tan … Continue reading

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Tornado…

Two Mondays ago, we had quite a storm rip through our neighborhood. There was no warning of anything beyond a strong thunderstorm, so I was pretty shocked when daylight turned suddenly to night, and the trees began to sway almost … Continue reading

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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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