Category Archives: Original Poem

SOLSC17: 18/31: Saturday Shadorma

Thank you to Two Writing Teachers for holding space for us to sharing our writing every Tuesday.

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SOLSC17: 3/31, Poetry Friday: 10 Words from Billy Collins

Thank you to Two Writing Teachers for holding space for us to sharing our writing every Tuesday. Poetry Friday is hosted by Heidi at My Juicy Little Universe.  Thank you, Heidi.  She suggested that we honor Billy Collins as his … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday : The Late Edition with the Magic Nine

Poetry Friday was hosted by Violet with a fabulous recap of Poetry Camp. Oh, it’s been quite a week.  I was intrigued by the Magic 9 form at The Miss Rumphius Effect on Monday. On Thursday afternoon, our school participated … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Gossipers

Find out more about Poetry Friday HERE. Michelle at Today’s Little Ditty is hosting Poetry Friday.  It’s perfect as I have a response to Jane Yolen’s DMC.  It is to do the following: Write a poem in which reading and or writing … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Poetic Form Challenge 8/30: Freestyle Fridays

Welcome to Freestyle Friday.  Today the poetic form is a Fibonacci poem invented by Greg Pincus .  Visiting friends in Idaho, the morning air is filled with a symphony of birds. Birdsongs Dawn Walk Music Mourning doves, Coo-ah, coo, coo, coo … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Poetic Form Challenge 7/30: Tanka Thursdays

From the Academy of American Poets: “The Japanese tanka is a thirty-one-syllable poem, traditionally written in a single unbroken line. A form ofwaka, Japanese song or verse, tanka translates as “short song,” and is better known in its five-line, 5/7/5/7/7 … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Poetic Form Challenge 6/30: Word Wednesdays

Traveling yesterday with spotty internet.  For Word Wednesday, I’ll use a word I find during the week and you are invited to suggest a word.   Our first word is “making”  as suggested by David L. Harrison.  He features a … Continue reading

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