SOLSC Day 17: March Madness Poetry Tournament

20140316-091336.jpgFor thirty-one days I am posting a slice and reading others at Two Writing Teachers.

It’s the eve of the March Madness Poetry tournament, hosted by Ed DeCaria  Sixty-four “authletes” competing in poetry.  Tomorrow evening I will be given a word and will have 36 hours to write a poem. Then everyone will have a chance to vote.  If I win two of three polling groups (a nice change), I will move onto the next bracket.

Am both terrified and excited.  In 2012, my word was HARRUMPH and I was paired with Amy from The Poem Farm who had BENT.  My HARRUMPH poem was a SOLSC 2012 post.

Am stretching my word choice and rhythm moves to get ready.

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5 Responses to SOLSC Day 17: March Madness Poetry Tournament

  1. Good luck! I can’t wait to see your poem.

  2. Thanks for the reminder. I want to share this with my students. Keep stretching those word choice and rhythm moves!

  3. tsudmeier says:

    What a great idea! Good luck.

  4. Linda Baie says:

    Love the idea of the stretching, Jone! Is that what will help? Cheers to you tomorrow night. My word comes tonight!

  5. Tara Smith says:

    Kudos to all of you who participate in this…and lucky me to be able to sit on the sidelines and profit from your labor.

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