Celebrating #Maine2020 through Poetry with Author John W. Howell

I am with Bette Stevens today in celebration of her beloved Maine’s 200th birthday. Bette is a wonderful poet and person. You should check out her site.

Bette A. Stevens, Maine Author

More Maine—Arts & Culture

  • Maine officially celebrates its  Bicentennial (200th birthday as an independent US state) on March 15, 2020.
  • The Pine Tree State (Maine’s official nickname)—provides a sanctuary for arts and culture—check out these famous Maine people (Arts & Literature) at Maine.gov.
  • Maine has been inspiring artists and art lovers for more than two centuries and continues to provide a cultural haven for residents and visitors alike. You’ll find a treasure chest of museums and galleries spattered throughout the state. Be sure to check out these “10 Must-See Maine Art Museums.”
  • Maine is known as Vacationland From pristine wilderness to pine forest mountain ranges to crystal clear waterways and majestic shorelines, Maine is a perfect place to spend your vacation.

Maine Watercolor by John Cable JOHN HOWELL

I’m delighted that John W. Howell stopped by to help celebrate Maine’s Bicentennial with a fine piece of Maine art that inspired his My Maine haiku…

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  1. Thanks for helping us celebrate with your wonderful art and haiku, John! ❤

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  2. Headed there now, John … looks like fun 🙂

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    1. Thank you, Harmony


  3. Wonderful, John!

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      1. You are welcome, John.

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  4. A beautiful poem, John. Many thanks to you and Bette for sharing the joy. Cheers! 🙂

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    1. Thank you, Natalie.

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  5. Wonderful, John! I love Kennebunkport, Maine, having gone camping in the are 5-6 times.

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    1. I loved it too. 😁

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