Monthly Archives: April 2009

NaPoWriMo: Fibonacci Poems from School

So for the month of April I have provided students with opportunities to try Fibonacci poems about school. I suggested starting with the pattern: 1-1-2-3-5-8 with words and then moving to syllables.  Here are some that I wrote in class … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo: Seeing Red

tulip red lipstick lingers long after moon sets secret rendezvous In response to the “seeing red” prompt at Read Write Poem.

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NaPoWriMo: Poem 22

A colleague just handed me an old book, Pope’s The Rape of the Unlock and Other Poems. Was part of his father’s collection of things. It belonged to the University of  Oregon.  According to the “date due” it was last checked … Continue reading

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One Single Impression: Word

The prompt provided by Jeeves of Silence is Poetic is “word” word found: forgiveness on the floor near the slammed door who will retrieve it? For more visit One Single Impression.

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NaPoWriMo: “How To” Poem

How to Write a Poem Rise before the dawn Gather words Those Juicy Plump Succulent images Aromatic ones which Crinkle your nose And return you To shadow places Found in the crevices Of remembering Throw the words Into the Calypso … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo: Hemingway’s Cats

One of the Six Toed Cats, Descendant of the Ones Owned by Hemingway papa hemingway’s polydactyl felines jump cavorts, writes, loves, drinks frangipani blooms- -writer’s retreat

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NaPoWriMo:Almost the End of National Poetry Month

This month has galloped away from me.  Vacation, a fundraiser for a friend.  Amazing that it is know April 28.  I hope I can make my goal.  I will be dissappointed if I do not.  This is a list poem … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Outside My Window

Tricia’s poetry stretch this week invited writers to write about “outside my window”.  Here is my response: outside my window the language of spring speaks tulips dance in the breeze as bee symphony plays a concerto the language of spring … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo: Poem 15

Written as an example of a list poem for my students. library books sit on shelves speak to one another when kids, staff leave at day’s end “She dog eared my pages! can you believe that?” “He cried at the … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo: Poems 13-14

over a piece of paper over a dead person’s wishes decisions made in the midst of grief if not siblings friends? unanswered questions shall we meet over coffee? ++++++++++++++++++++++++ gathering of friends pedicures, dining, chat time is it summer yet? … Continue reading

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