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More Stamp-Poems?

After posting an international stamp-poem every day for a month, I am missing contact with you. Hopefully you feel the same. To see my past years’ stamp-poems, get the books or search “NaPoWriMo” in the search box below right. For … Continue reading

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Pack Peace

Day 30 NaPoWriMo. We did it! A month of travel. We visited 23 different countries in 29 poems with 29 people/couples. To wrap up, I choose this United Nations stamp with a Peace dove perched atop our world of colorful … Continue reading

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Read and Tell, Iceland

Day 29 NaPoWriMo. Second to last day of this stamp-poem project. So many countries to choose from. I landed on Iceland because it seems to be the “hot” place to visit. One friend brought back a wave-rounded black volcanic rock. … Continue reading

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The Journey is Worth the View

Day 28 NaPoWriMo. Peru has always struck me as a sacred place. My dear friends Pam and Phil visited Peru. They spent 4 days hiking to see Machu Picchu. Phil said, “I remember being in awe seeing the southern cross … Continue reading

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Home is Always Home

Day 27 NaPoWriMo. Russia, Российская Федерация, the USSR, Soviet Union, CCCP, the Iron Curtain. This country by any name is still remembered fondly by Victoria who grew up there. Victoria and I worked together at the library. She told me … Continue reading

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“Love, Sweet Love”

Day 26 NaPoWriMo. It dawned on me this morning, how much love has shown up in this project. The world really does need love, sweet love. A fellow Polkadot, Kathy, told me the story of her niece Missy. Missy is … Continue reading

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China, Go with all Your Heart

Day 25 NaPoWriMo. With 1.4 billion people, China needs to be a part of our world tour. My friend, Joe Heil, regularly goes to China to meet with ginseng customers. Wisconsin and Joe are known to grow some of the … Continue reading

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To Love a Place

Day 24 NaPoWriMo. Prepare to swoon. I asked my friend and web-developer Matt Koenig how he met his Indonesian wife of 18 years and what he loves about her country. He answered, “I truly believe in soulmates and when you … Continue reading

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Living on Personality

Day 23 NaPoWriMo. In our world tour, we could not leave out New Zealand. This beautiful country is on the top of my must-see list. My free-spirit friend, Britt, just spent 2.5 months traveling and hiking New Zealand on a … Continue reading

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Imagine Far

Day 22 NaPoWriMo. Today’s poem gives tribute to Sophia LaFleur who inspires me. I met and became friends with the very spiritual and calming Sophia on Maui in 2011. Though raised in a traditional Mormon family, her calling was to … Continue reading

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