Not the Same

Not the Same by Sarah Steele September 1, 2018 Equal But not the same Not in our loves Our fears or our hopes Not in our dreams Or well-timed-out jokes Not in our jobs Or our choices of food And certainly not in our kids Or ours moods And yet meet together With hearts bruised [...]

By | September 1st, 2018|Poetry|0 Comments

Poetry Is Not Just For Kids!

Update on Book #4 You didn't know there was a #4 in the works now, did you? Full of surprises here... I'm working on compiling many of my poems--some published on this blog and some brand new--into a small book of poetry for adults! And that's the reason for the many older poetry books in these [...]

By | May 14th, 2017|Book Update, Personal, Poetry|0 Comments

Mixing Business With Pleasure

Update on The Shoephabet & The Monsterbet We printed the individual pages of both books large (11x11") and have them displayed in the Warsaw Performing Arts Center now through August. I'll be getting a couple groups together to go visit them during the morning hours (it's inside the high school, so it sounds like you can't [...]

By | May 8th, 2017|Book Update|0 Comments

Not Alone

Not Alone May 2017 I laugh with my friends All morning (And sometimes roll my eyes But they can't see) They think I'm clever (I think they're Funny And too skinny) We love each other And like each other And spend all day Together And then we glance up Each in our own living rooms [...]

By | May 4th, 2017|From My Writer's Notebook, Poetry|0 Comments

A Look Ahead: 2017

With the arrival of 2017 comes the year I hope to publish Book #3! As I talked with my designer and illustrator about future projects, we all felt like one more alphabet book made sense, something to "complete" the series before venturing into another genre. This doesn't mean I'll never write about the ABCs again but [...]

By | January 10th, 2017|Self-publishing|2 Comments

A Look Back: 2016

Quite a bit can happen in one short little year Your alma mater magazine may place your picture here Your family may support you And little helpers cheer And that's not all that happened In my 2016 year Many schools made welcome To hear me share my book Son Corban clicked through PowerPoint And we found [...]

By | January 3rd, 2017|Self-publishing|4 Comments


I love using color to describe a variety of things. Loved ones, birth, hardships, prayer, and this time, a season. Winter by Sarah Steele January 2008 Winter is blue like the water now frozen in a sea of glass like my hometown mug of hot cocoa that warms me through the dark, cold nights like [...]

By | December 2nd, 2016|From My Writer's Notebook, Poetry|1 Comment

Short Poems on Instagram

I'm on Instagram. Did you know that? I've only been on a few months, still learning the ropes, but if you're on there yourself, look me up! @bysarahsteele You'll find contests, book sneak peeks, and the occasional photo of my little redheads. I've also been experimenting with some shorter poems combined with photos. Take a look. [...]

By | November 28th, 2016|Personal, Writing|0 Comments