Thursday, March 29, 2018

DMC: "More than Words" by Doraine Bennett

          ~with a line from "Truth, by Tyrone Bittings"

The fearful thing about trust
is you must give your heart to me.

© 2018 Doraine Bennett. All rights reserved.

"Truth, by Tyrone Bittings" © 2018 Nikki Grimes, from BETWEEN THE LINES.

Click HERE to read this month's interview with Nikki Grimes. She has challenged us to write a golden shovel poem using a line from one of the poems in the post.

Leave your golden shovel on our March 2018 padlet. All contributions will be included in a wrap-up celebration TOMORROW, Friday, March 30th, and one lucky participant will win a copy of her new companion novel to Bronx Masquerade:


  1. Oooh yeah. I loved this when I saw it on the padlet! (Along with a lot of others. :) )

  2. Truth. Sometimes the most effective golden shovel poems are the simplest. Thank you, Doraine.

  3. Important for us all to know and to show children, too. All that's needed to be said, Doraine.

  4. So true, so poignantly simple, and yet so hard to do. Love this one Doraine.