I’ve spent a lot of time with Time;
By now we’re rather close.
I’ve learned a lot by watching
And by asking what Time knows.
I’ve wanted to spill the beans on this for a long time, and here it finally is! For the last nine months, I’ve been working on a very exciting creation – my first full-length novel. Here’s a bit about it, just to pique your curiosity…
Hello there, How are you? Yesterday, I wrote a poem – because I wanted to. (Get it?) It sounds best when it’s read out loud, so I created this quick and goofy recording of me reading it. I hope you like it! I Want To Write A Poem Ellie Cummins I want to write a poem, But I don’t know what to say. My head is feeling useless And […]
Hi, there! What’ve you been up to today? The Cummins kids are in possession of a new learning assignment: to write a list of ten words and their meanings each week. The words can come from things we’ve heard, books we’re reading, and occasionally a dictionary or thesaurus. (I say occasionally because the main point is learning words in the real world.) After the list is amassed, we are expected […]
Hi, Folks! How are you? We’re in the truck, driving to Wilmington, New York. I’d love to share a quick free-verse I wrote about a sunset I saw while we were driving through Pennsylvania (before Pennsylvania becomes too far away). There were dark rain clouds contrasting with a glowing sunset. I took a little poetic license to increase the drama. Pennsylvania Sky The world lay sleeping beneath a leaden blanket […]