Author Archives: Sally Clark

About Sally Clark

Sally Clark and her husband, Mike, owned the Auslander Restaurant in Fredericksburg, Texas, from 1985 to 2001. Since retirement, Sally has been writing poems like clear pools, the kind where you can see all the way to the mossy rocks on the bottom. She writes about simple things like laundry and yellow highlighters, huge things like the trials of Job and the sins of Abraham, funny things like ice cream and penguins and Halloween, and scary things like heaven and hell and the color of dirt. Her award-winning poetry has been widely published in books, anthologies, magazines, gift books, and online. In 2017, her poem, "Los Compadres," was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Sally's first publication for children is "Where's My Hug?" a lift-the-flap board book published by WorthyKids/Ideals. Buy it for a child you love.

Sally Clark poetry: ‘Once in a blue moon, there’s a fright from the north’

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Hill Country Winters Autumn leaves lie in dusty brown piles against picket fences in the middle of January. Pecan tree branches crackle with fat squirrels who never even bothered hoarding summer’s bounty. Once in a blue moon, there’s a fright … Continue reading

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Sally Clark poem: My Santa Claus

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My husband is my Santa Claus; he decorates our house and lawn with lights and garland and tinsel bright; an exuberant celebration to herald the birth of Generosity and Grace. My husband is my Santa Claus; he loves to give, … Continue reading

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Sally Clark poetry: Where’s My Hug?

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Where could the hug be? Join the hunt in this playful lift-the-flap book. Bright illustrations and simple text will keep children engaged in the search. The sweet conclusion will delight little ones and inspire hugs! Watch Video: Author Sally Clark … Continue reading

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Sally Clark poem: Fruits of the Spirit – Apple Goodness

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    Apples require some cold weather, some fortitude to scale their branches, sink strong teeth into these honest fruits of integrity, savoring the reward that determined goodness brings.               Author’s Notes: This poem … Continue reading

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