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: October, 2009

Halloween Haiku

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 30, 2009, In : haiku 

painted hay bale
jack-o-lantern greeting
Halloween hello

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Happy Harvest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, October 24, 2009, In : children's poems 

Round and bald and
pumpkins grin from
stem to stem.

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Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, October 15, 2009, In : haiku 

tumbled and gray
the worries of life
bury me

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Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 9, 2009, In : haiku 

ladybug lives
life from leaf
to leaf

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Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, October 4, 2009, In : poetry 

linger on leafy lips
in large
delicious drips,
greening gulps of
rain roll to
thirsting roots

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Blue-Eyed Dog

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, October 2, 2009, In : poetry 

on the porch
a dog waits

one eye earth
one eye sky

both eyes await
their Master's

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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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