Lovely Tribute for A Dime is a Sign by Linda Weaver Clarke

I am so thrilled and honored by this thoughtful tribute to my poetry by author Linda Weaver Clarke... Such a distinction and honor to be compared to Elizabeth Barrett Browning!!!

Romantic Poetry Tribute

Romantic Poetry During a Romantic Time of Year

One of my favorite poets is Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Her poetry is so romantic. With each sentence, I feel the message of love. She writes from the heart and that is why I love her poetry. Elizabeth’s beautiful Sonnets (Sonnets from the Portuguese) were dedicated to her husband, Robert Browning. One of my favorite poems that she wrote goes like this:

“Love me, sweet, with all thou art, Feeling, thinking, seeing. Love me in the lightest part, Love me in full being.” ~Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Wow! She writes from the heart. There is one other poet that I have fallen in love with. I love the poetry of Sherrill Cannon. Whenever I have to sit in the doctor’s office or wait in the car for someone, I pull her work out and soak in the words. Sherrill Cannon writes from the heart. Each of her poems differ in style and form. That’s what makes them fun to read. She has a unique and precious message for all. Her poems are delightful.

Sherrill, an Award-Winning Author, has great talent. One of my favorites from her book, A Dime is a Sign,is called “A Look.” It is written in Free Verse. In this poem, she writes: Never let that look go from your eyes… the one that stops my breath and grips my heartThat look that says “I love you” in a tone of powerful and rich intensity. This poem is simply lovely and has deep meaning. I felt as if I were spiritually fed. Let me give you another sample.

DREAM

Last night I dreamed a quiet dream of you:

We sat together, letting thoughts be shared;

An honest time, with many feelings bared;

With contact, as with touch my courage grew.

And as I left, into your arms I flew.

You held me close, and so I finally dared

To say, “I love you,” reveal how much I cared…

You smiled at me and said you loved me too.

And then my heart was filled with joyous peace

That comforted and left my soul refreshed;

And all my tense anxiety was eased,

For with your love and friendship I was blessed.

When I awoke and found that all was true,

I spent the morning thanking God for you!

A Dime is a Sign

Synopsis:
Sherrill S. Cannon’s book of poetry contains messages of love written through the years in poetic form that put feelings into words. The variety of lyrical poetry forms include: free verse, blank verse, haiku, and sonnets, while some are just playing with words!  It is a companion volume to A Penny for Your Thoughts.

This book is found on Amazon.

Winner of 11 Awards

A Penny for Your Thoughts

Synopsis:
Sherrill S. Cannon’s book of poetry: Have you ever loved, been loved, been confused about love, or suffered from loss of love? All these feelings have been captured and shared in the word of heartfelt poems, compiled over many years by an award-winning author.

This book is found on Amazon.

About Author:

Sherrill S. Cannon, a former teacher and grandmother of ten, is the author of nine acclaimed rhymed children’s books, plus two recent award-winning books of poetry, which together have received 67 national and international book awards since 2011. She also wrote seven published plays for elementary school children that have been performed in over 25 countries. Most of her children’s books emphasize consideration for others. Married for 58 years, she and her spouse are now retired, live in Pennsylvania, and travel in their RV from coast to coast, spending time with their children and grandchildren, and sharing her books along the way!

Sherrill S Cannon, Award-Winning Author
The books she has written are: A Dime is a Sign, A Penny for Your Thoughts, My Little Angel, The Golden Rule, Mice & Spiders & Webs…Oh My!, My Fingerpaint Masterpiece, Manner-Man, Gimme-Jimmy, The Magic Word, Peter and the Whimper-Whineys, and Santa’s Birthday Gift
Blogsite: http://www.sherrillcannon.com

Website: sbprabooks.com/sherrillscannon

Posted by Linda Weaver Clarke

Thanks so much for this lovely honor – and what fun to link it to Valentine’s Day, which is my birthday!!!  What a wonderful gift!

 

 

A Dime is a Sign is a Giveaway on Reader Views

A Dime is a Sign is a Giveaway on Reader Views... Please check it out!

Here is the link: Link to Giveaway

Lovely Review for Gimme-Jimmy on the Multicultural Children’s Book Day

5 Awards…How A Bully Learns to Share!

Fun to find this lovely review of Gimme-Jimmy on the Multicultural Children’s Book Day as part of Read Your World

Thank you so very much to Maritza Meiia

Book Review and Activity for Gimme-Jimmy

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Book Review and Activity of Gimme-Jimmy

Maritza Mejia’s Reviews > Gimme-Jimmy

by Sherrill S. Cannon (Goodreads Author)

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13604735-gimme-jimmy

This story is a perfect reading for primary levels. The main character is James Alexander, who had no friends since he wasn’t a good friend himself. His classmates at school gave him the nickname “Gimme Jimmy” because whatever he wants, he says Gimme!
His father advise him to change, but he didn’t listen nor obey until Jimmy bumps into a big change that fix the problem. After his strange incident, Jimmy created a new polite set of rules for himself to treat others with respect. The classmates were excited with the change.
It was a quick read, perfect for bed time or classroom read aloud. It teaches a valuable lesson for all children going to the stage of Gimme.

ACTIVITIES CREATED BY: 

Maritza Martínez Mejía @2019

  1. Write a paragraph of your favorite part of the story:

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  1. What is your favorite Jimmy’s RULE?
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    3. Follow the Sequence of the story with your own drawings   
               

I received a copy of Gimme-Jimmy by Sherrill S. Cannon   as part of the #ReadYourWorld.

Multicultural Children’s Book Day  (1/25/19) is in its 6th year and was founded by Valarie Budayr from Jump Into A Book and Mia Wenjen from PragmaticMom. Our mission is to raise awareness of the ongoing need to include kids’ books that celebrate diversity in home and school bookshelves while also working diligently to get more of these types of books into the hands of young readers, parents and educators.

A Dime is a Sign has an Updated Cover

First Award for A Dime is a Sign – Pinnacle Achievement Award

Thank you to my fabulous illustrator, Kalpart Illustrations, for adding the Pinnacle Achievement Award to the cover of A Dime is a Sign.  This is its first award, although it has also been honored with three 5-Star Reviews from Readers Favorites.

A Dime is a Sign is a companion volume to A Penny for Your Thoughts!  They are both compilations of poetry, written and shared through the years with former students, friends and family,  all attempting to put feelings into words!

Don’t forget Valentine’s Day is approaching!

A Dime is a Sign Wins a Pinnacle Achievement Award

First Award

A Dime is a Sign has won its first award, a Pinnacle Achievement Award in Poetry!

 

 

 

1st Award for A Dime is a Sign

Congratulations to all winners…

 

A Penny for Your Thoughts is the Poetry Winner in the Top Shelf Magazine Awards

So happy to discover that A Penny for Your Thoughts is the Winner in the Poetry category in the Top Shelf Magazine Awards!

Congratulations to all the winners and finalists…