Tuesday, November 15, 2016
DMC: "Shelter" by Linda Mitchell
L ike a house of worship
I enter, breathing in calm.
B ooks offer solace when
R eal-life crowds too close.
A seat at lunch cannot give
R efuge from middle school, or
Y ield safety I’ve found in my library.
© 2016 Linda Mitchell. All rights reserved.
Ann Rider has challenged us to write poems about places of refuge and solace this month. Click HERE for more details.
Post your poem on our November 2016 padlet. All contributions will be included in a wrap-up celebration on Friday, November 25th, and one lucky participant will win a copy of BEFORE MORNING by Joyce Sidman, illustrated by Beth Krommes, courtesy of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers.