Category Archives: Poetry I Wrote

Updates on Two Book Projects

I plan to release my next two children’s books by the end of April. “A Day in the Shade of a Tickletoe Tree” features my friend Clyde the Green Giraffe and his buddy Marty McDinkle. They think how weird the … Continue reading

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Purple Fox and the Heebie Jeebies was Released on Christmas Eve!

  Purple Fox and the Heebie Jeebies This is the story that my co-writer Josh Friedman and I have been working on for months and we’re proud of the result. It is a celebration of childhood and life, diversity and … Continue reading

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That’s when Backer slid off the rider’s hat, onto Last Ride Red’s great big back! That startled the man holding the gate. He tried to close it but was too late.   Last Ride Red came charging out, the crowd … Continue reading

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“I Have Big Ideas for a Little Guy!”

Then I saw a little guy. He proudly looked me in the eye and said, “There’s no need to fear. Help is here. I’ll get you clear.” From the top of his head to the tip of his toes, he … Continue reading

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Tickletoe Tree Thoughts

  I believe a while back I shared some lines from a book I’m considering publishing titled A Day in the Shade of a Tickletoe Tree. The first four lines began as: “One day in the shade of a Tickletoe Tree … Continue reading

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Blossom the Butterfly and Clyde the Green Giraffe

http://childrenreadytolearn.com/blossom-and-walter/blossom-reads-to-you/ This link takes you to videos featuring Pamela Beckford (aka Blossom the Butterfly) reading all three of my Clyde stories, and books from other writers. The shows can also be seen on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UComcyobVdFKg2FzBT0m5W8g This is all part of efforts to increase … Continue reading

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Big Help from a Little Friend

In my story VG and Me there is a scene where a big person is being helped out of a very thorny situation by a creature only about as tall as his nose. This is a sketch of the attempted … Continue reading

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