Family, Happiness, Poetry

Halloween (Up North): Rhyming Through the Snow We Go!

Halloween up North can be cold. Given tonight’s weather forecast I’ll probably nag my kids to bundle up- not that we’d let anything so inconsequential as even a snowstorm wreck our fun tonight. After all… there is candy to be had! Meanwhile, enjoy my extra-special Halloween poem. Halloween (Up North) Grab your parka, Snow pants, hat,… Read More Halloween (Up North): Rhyming Through the Snow We Go!

Family, Poetry

Jungle Gym Jitters

  You reached the top… Scary drop Come on now, it’s easy! My stomach feels queasy. Would I ever lie? I’m too young to die! Are you a baby? Hmmm… maybe. There-down you glide!   … I hate the slide.


Autumn Hygge

Up to my ankles Or just past my knees… Here we go walking Through the gold leaves.   *Special thanks to the artistic talents of Eva for the illustration

Family, Poetry

Hello Summer Vacation!

  Goodbye alarm clock, Hello sleeping in. Goodbye packed lunch, Hello ice cream on my chin.   Goodbye homework, Hello park. Goodbye math class, Hello stay up ’till dark.   Goodbye sweaters, Hello sun. Goodbye school… Hello fun!


The Best Part of Summer

  Giggling through The grass he goes, Savouring his Fresh bare toes. Sunshine has Replace the frost, Hence why both shoes Have been tossed.   As ever, a special thanks to my illustrator, Eva.


Toothy Tribulations

  Every single kid I know: Brie, Caleb, Leighlyn, Ruth… Each person in my class- All of them have lost a tooth!   No pillow treats, or dollars, dimes- I simply don’t fit in, For I’m the only kid who’s stuck Without my jack-o-lantern grin.


Snail Mail: a Bookaneer Poem

  There, look! Lost among flyers, Papers and bills Hidden in wonder, Smiles and thrills. Tucked deep In the mailbox, Yes-could it be? I find a letter Written for me.   Coming up soon: summer survival plans, the ultimate holiday read list for kids, and more poetry play. See you all next week! ~K  



    A is for apple pie, it just can’t be beat. B for the bagels we buy down the street.   C for Dad’s curry, spicy and hot. D is for doughnuts-just don’t eat a lot.   E for the eggplant that Mom makes us try, F is the fudge we’d much rather buy!… Read More Alphafeast



  I wish I had a rocket ship To soar me to the moon, And dance along the Milky Way And not come back ‘til June.   I wish I had a motorbike To zoom along real fast, And weave along a winding road And other cars zip past.   I wish I had a… Read More Wanderlust