Monthly Archives: April 2012

Who Said That?

National Poetry Month is ending as April comes to a close. Did you try your hand at a new poem this month? In an earlier post about poetry, I suggested that an intrepid poet might consider the Cento form. (I’m … Continue reading

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LOL: Writing Funny

I am excited to share with you hints from guest blogger–Celia Bonaduce–about Writing Funny, something I’m working on. Celia and I met several years ago at the Writer’s Academy at WTAMU in Canyon, Texas. After that class, our group remained … Continue reading

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How Do You Define Who You Are?

My great grandfather stands in the middle of the photo, and while I challenge you to find a lick of family resemblance, he passed his love of the Mississippi down to me and helped shape the woman I am today. … Continue reading

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Day 9: Sampling Cento Style

Spring is here. Let’s blossom together by creating a collage. A word collage called Cento. Most people I meet tell me that they can’t write poetry. They may read it. A few even recite their favorites ones. What if I … Continue reading

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Day 1 – Begin with a Poem for National Poetry Month

Poets.org suggests 30 Ways to Celebrate. I selected: Put a Poem on Pavement. (I love alliteration.) Pick a favorite line from a poem and choose a clean piece of sidewalk or pavement to write on. You can search for a … Continue reading

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