Recently Posted Stories


Some readers come back regularly. Others check in now and then. So here are the stories I've written and posted over the past three years - the rest are integrated with the grades or are found on the Complete Stories page.

Stories, Tales and Poems 2018

Mosey Dawdle makes the World - a creation tale. Grade two to five. 2 pages
The Straw that broke the Camel's Back - a fable, of sorts. Grade two to four, thereabouts. 2 pages

Stories, Tales and Poems 2017  

Mosey Dawdle's Lesson - 2 pages.
Hopalot and Hungry Fox - a humorous animal tale. Grade one to three. 6 pages
The Butterfly King - a fairy tale. Grade one to three, and for adults. 3 pages
The telling Tale of the Cup - a fable, of sorts. Grade one to three. 1 page
Why Cows do moo at the Moon - a Silly Willy and Peekaboo tale. Grade one to three. 2 pages
The tragic Tale of the Plate - a fable. Grade one to three. 2 pages
Mosey Dawdle's Secret - for grade two to four + adults. 4 pages
Mosey Dawdle and the Great Snake - Mosey Dawdle the philosopher meets the Great Snake. Grade four through adult. 2 pages
How Children come to Be - an image, for children, of one aspect of the incarnation process. Suitable for grade one to four, I think. 3 pages

Stories, Tales and Poems 2016

CC, JJ and the Pumpkin Dogs - a Halloween tale. Kindergarten through grade three. 3 pages
 Jellyfish Wish - a poem for younger kids. Grades one to four. 1 page
The Orange Balloon - a satirical tale of the American election. Read first before reading to your child. I'd say it's fine for grade three or four and up. 2 pages
The Tale of the Scissors. Grade one to three. 4 pages
Peekaboo goes Fishing - a joke. Kindergarten to grade three. 1 page
Why Cows do have four Legs - a Silly Willy and Peekaboo tale. Late kindergarten to grade three. 2 pages
The Prude and Nude - a poem. Grade six and up, I'd say. 1 page
The Three Butterflies - a nonusual love story. Grade one to grownups. 2 pages
The four Seasons - a poem. Grade four and up. 1 page
Peekaboo's Bicycle - a Silly Willy silly joke. Grade one to four. 1 page
Adam went a-picking Apples - a fable that's more than a fable ... an apologue, perhaps. Late grade three and up. 1 page
Why Tomatoes do be Red - a Silly Willy and Peekaboo joke. Grade one to four. 1 page
Hop-o-Lay Grasshopper - a summer poem from The Lost Lagoon Grade one to four. 1 page
Why Cows do wear Bells - a Silly Willy and Peekaboo joke. Kindergarten to grade three. 1 page
Moments 1 - a poem. Grade seven to adult. 1 page
The Puddle Nixie. Kindergarten through grade three. 2 pages
I thought the trees spoke to me - a poem. Grade seven to adult. 1 page
Rat dreams Bat - a poem. Grade three and up. 1 page
The House that Dakota built - a birthday tale. Kindergarten through grade one. 1 page
The House that Robin built - a birthday tale or saying. Kindergarten through grade one. 1 page
Cow's Contemplation - a poem. Humor. Grade five and up. 1 page
The Tale of Pixie Purple.  Grade one to four. 2 pages
trees rush leaves plush  - a poem. Grade three to adult. 1 page
aloft among almonds - a poem. Grade five to adult. 1 page
violets bloom by the camphor tree - a poem. High school and up. 1 page
The Frog Princess - a faithfulness and transformation tale. Grade one through four. 3 pages
What the Matter-Gnomes said - a poem. Grade four and up. 1 page
The Rosy Princess and the Yellow Elf (in Hebrew). Tomer Rosen Grace, an author and Waldorf parent living in Israel, has translated this tale for us. Thank you, Tomer. Kindergarten to grade four. 2 pages
What Practical did to Light and Laughter. Grade seven and up. 1 page
The Eagle's Hymn to the Light. Grade three and up. 1 page
The last time Shady Slim rode on Mosey Dawdle’s back - a fable. Kindergarten to grade three. 1 page
The Adam Child (in Hebrew). Tomer Rosen Grace, an author and Waldorf parent living in Israel, has translated this Tiptoes tale for us. Thank you, Tomer. Kindergarten to grade four. 3 pages
Three Pennies - a tale for grade five to adult. 2 pages
The saddest Slug Tale in the Whole Wide World (in Hebrew). Tomer Rosen Grace, an author and Waldorf parent living in Israel, has translated this Tiptoes tale for us. Kindergarten to grade three or four. 2 pages
How Birds do fly - a Silly Willy and Peekaboo amusement. Grade one to three. 1 page

Stories, Tales and Poems 2015

(some 2015 tales are in The Seven Saws of Speedy Weedy and Mosey Dawdle)

The Sparrow's Psalm to God.  Suitable for grade two to four. 1 page
The Myth of Ella-jah (in Hebrew). Tomer Rosen Grace, an author living in Israel, has translated this Tiptoes tale for us. 6 pages
The first Snowdrops. For grade 1 and older. 1 page
Candles for Advent - a poem. Advent starts at the end of  this year so here's a poem to celebrate it. High school to adults. 2 pages
the autumn wind – a poem. High school to adult. 1 page
an afternoon spider - a poem - grade 7 and up. 1 page
Swan and Snake - a poem. Grade 2 and up. 1 page.
When Mary goes walking - a poem for fall into winter. For kindergarten to grade three. 2 pages.
e.e.c. - a poem to my favorite American poet, e. e. cummings. Grade 7 and up. 1 page
The Butterfly's Creation Myth.  Grade 4 and up, I'd say. 1 page
What the fire fairies said - a short poem. 1 page
The Tallest Flower - a story for grades 1 to 3. 2 pages
Undine's Daughter - a poem. Grade 1 and up. 1 page
We've always been together - a riddle for grade 2 and up. 1 page
Sylph Song - a poem. All ages. 1 page
The How of the Great Blue Heron.  For olders - grade 5 and up, I'd say. 1 page
A thousand black-eyed Babes - a riddle for kids. 1 page
All-encompassing Angel Blue - a short color tale. For grade 6 through adult, I'd say. 1 page
The Tale of Snake and Us.  For grade 7 through adult. 2 pages
Why Worms have no Legs - a silly Silly Willy micro-tale. Kindergarten to grade three. 1 page
Mosey Dawdle and the Stages of Being. Mosey Dawdle the Philosopher goes for a crawl through the kingdoms of nature and into the hierarchies. High school to adult. 3 pages
Harvest Song - a grade 3 poem, but also suitable for the younger grades generally. It could easily be put to music. 1 page
The Fly and the Butter.  For late kindergarten to grade three. 2 pages
There was an old Woman - a poem. For kindergarten to grade three. 2 pages
Why Babies do cry - a Silly Willy amusement tale. Kindergarten to grade three. 1 page
Birds of two Feathers - a micro-tale or fable. Grade 6 and up. 1 page
Mosey Dawdle visits the Waters. Mosey Dawdle the Philosopher takes on the inner experience of water with respect to gravity. Grade 6 to adult. 1 page
There's a Rhino in my Tea - a Silly Willy nonsense tale. Grade 1 to 3 or 4. 1 page

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