Poetry

JAM by Kimara Wise I like jam on crackers, I like jam on toast, But sweet jam by the spoonful, Pleases me the most. I like jam in pudding, I like jam in tea, But sweet jam by the spoonful, Truly pleases me! Our Strawberry Jam Coloring Page is basedRead More →

  ODE TO SPINNING SPIDERS by Kimara Wise There are those that fear the spider, Filling them with dread, But I must sing their praises, For their skills at spinning thread. I could sit for hours With my wheel in front of me, And never spin a silken strand, AsRead More →

THE SNAIL by Kimara Wise You creep throughout my garden, Nibbling as you roam. Your house is on your back, You’re never far from home. I wouldn’t mind you eating, A leaf or two or three. But must you take a bite Out of every one you see?   OurRead More →

DRAGONFLIES AT PLAY by Kimara Wise When fairies were created, I think it’s safe to say, That someone watch the dragonflies, Joyously at play. They dance among the flowers, The flit among the leaves, Lapping up the dewdrops, Like early morning thieves. Their wings are iridescent, They’re delicate and fine, LikeRead More →

BOX OF CRAYONS by Kimara Wise If I could name the crayons Oh what fun it’d be, The names would be extraordinary, Just like you and me! Red would be “Ketchup” Orange “Marmalade” Brown would be “Squishy Mud” And, Purple, “Monster Shade”. Yellow would be “Dandelion” Green “Dragon Scales” BlueRead More →

Annuals and Perennials – Kimara Wise Some friends are just like annuals, Splashy, bright and fun, They bring joy into my garden, Basking in the sun. But when the days grow shorter, And the cold winds start to blow, They do not stand beside me, In the rain and sleet andRead More →

A BUTTERFLY’S KISS – Kimara Wise I carried a grudge to the garden with me, The flowers’ beauty I failed to see. My mood was dark, my eyes downcast, No thought of the moment, only the past. I silently sat and counted my woes, When a butterfly landed on myRead More →

The Kite – Kimara Wise I wish that I was free to fly, And bid the earth a fond goodbye, And play among the drifting clouds, Far above the gazing crowds. Or travel far with feathered friends, Beyond the scope where vision ends, Where dreams are made with lofty thoughts,Read More →