Monthly Archives: April 2016
At Today’s Little Ditty, the DMC is to write an echo poem Marilyn Singer has a new book, Echo, Echo featuring her Reverso poems. I haven’t written one for six years. You can find them HERE. Since it’s “Take-A-Line” Tuesday, … Continue reading
Here’s to hoping to stay on track this week. This an example of Spine Poetry that I am sharing with students.
The North Bank Canal at Minidoka Relocation Camp the canal evening respite after work the sun sets the fence reminds, confines us we are prisoners ©Jone Rush MacCulloch
Poetry Friday is hosted by Michelle at Today’s Little Ditty. Here’s a fib with one of my favorite photos.
Lavatory at Minidoka Historical Site the lavatory no privacy for interred against the blue sky how did occupants survive stripped of dignity and hope ©Jone Rush MacCulloch, 2016
Sijo is a Korean poetic form older than haiku. The traditional for is three lines of 14-16 syllables in each line. The modern form is six lines of 7-8 syllables each. spring morning, walk the sand dunes cloud cover unravels … Continue reading
East Coasters, I am so sorry. It’s been quite the week returning from Spring Break. Yikes! It was an honor to start last year’s poem. And it’s quite fun to hop into the middle of things. Love seeing this unfold. … Continue reading
It’s Word Wednesday. Today’s word is how I feel: stuck Poem days Word plays Verb jams Poetry slams Writer is stuck. ©Jone Rush MacCulloch
Last week was Spring Break. Husband and I were in Idaho and had the opportunity to visis Minidoka National Historic Site. It was one of ten relocation camps that over 127,000 Japanese Americans were interred during World War II. It … Continue reading
It’s Monday Mystery! Today I’m featuring two little projects/models for my upcoming ART CART for fourth and fifth grade. Fourth and fifth graders will be able to use the ART CART during book checkout and recesses. For April, our focus … Continue reading