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: September, 2011

Enchanted Conversation

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, September 30, 2011,

Read my poem, "It Must 'a Been a Full Moon"
in the Cinderella issue of
Enchanted Conversation: A Fairy Tale Magazine

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The Bottom Line

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, September 21, 2011, In : poetry 

If you sit still long enough and stare
into the yard, notice the bird hop and
peck for bugs in the grass, see the pecan
tree branches sway and bend, watch the
squirrels watch you for the slightest

then the world you left inside will
begin to rust away, corrode in slow,
steady breaths, your indoor words will
oxidize into laces of umber and sorrel and
chestnut until you reach the bottom line
of your soul, the stark metal base of your
life, run your fingers over the spiny tips of
the box-leaf ho...

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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.

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Contact Sally at: auslande@ktc.com 

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