Pocket Poems


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One of Sally's poems was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2017

All photography by Sally Clark

All poems by Sally Clark 

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If you want to keep something close to you,

you put it in your pocket.

Some pockets are deep; some pockets are shallow.

These poems are of the same scope and landscape.

Each one holds a small treasure.


 Over 46,000 copies sold!


Where's My Hug?
a lift-the-flap board book
for ages 2-5.
Written by Sally Clark
Illustrated by Estelle Corke
Published by Hachette Book Group
and Silver Medal winner
of a 2015
Moonbeam Children's Book Awards


Browsing Archive: November, 2009

Sweet Potato

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 27, 2009, In : poetry 

a tender loving
of her young,
mother potato
shrivels herself
creating roots,
drying as she
nurses her
offspring to

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summer's glory

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 22, 2009, In : haiku 

summer captured
in golden petals

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Dressing for the Holidays

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 14, 2009, In : poetry 

Like gifts appearing under the tree,
Christmas surprises are everywhere;
wreaths on lamp posts,
swags across Main Street,
icicle lights lining Market Square;
town begins to glitter and shine,
dressing for the holidays.

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crinkled edges

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 5, 2009, In : haiku 

a rose
as lovely
even in its dyings

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Small Town

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 2, 2009, In : poetry 

small town
sleepy streets
sidewalks sweep
the day

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Every day has a poem. I watch, I listen, I think, I pray. When I hear a poem, I write it down. Sometimes I find a picture that illustrates the day. I am always surprised. I hope you will be, too.

A writer of many genres, Sally Clark loves living in a small town with her husband where their grown children and five grandchildren all live within walking distance. Crowded with relationships, busy with activities, Sally takes refuge on the balcony of their old Victorian house - the perfect place to pen her thoughts.

Visit Sally's web site at: www.sallyclark.info

Contact Sally at: auslande@ktc.com 

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