Friday, March 31, 2017

A Poem of Slices

As I was reading posts a few days ago, I came across this post titled, Slicing Titles Make a Poem. I was intrigued and immediately I thought this would make a great last day post! Rereading through the titles made me smile. I'd already forgotten some. In my work to create a poem, I tried to keep the titles very true to form. I added three words to the entire poem. For me, the revision was mostly about moving around and making the lines fit together. I had fun revising and creating this poem. Here it is...


Currently…Introverting
Real peek into an ugly moment
From grumpy to grateful
It’s the small things
Like conversations about flamingos and
A day with a friend and lots of chocolate

Am I a writer?
I don’t wanna write
How do I notebook?
Here’s my day in notebook entries
My day in six-word memoirs
We are writers

Words hurt, words heal
The seven writers I’d like to meet
You can blog about it

Why am I teacher?
You teach middle school?!?!
Sixth graders save the day
Sacred words, sacred friends
I can’t keep quiet
Ten years in the blink of an eye
Nostalgia

What’s left?
Reading moments
Tribes
Favorites party
Starting over
Flexible seating
What’s your theme song?
Podcasts


This has been a poem of slices.
Thank you for another amazing year!




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18 comments:

  1. So clever! Cheers to another month of writing and publishing each day!

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  2. I love it! I'm going to tuck this away in my "swipe" file. I always enjoy reading your blog. It has given me the inspiration to call myself a writer and for this I thank you!

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  3. Love it! I think I will make time to read over my own posts this weekend, as a trip down memory lane. I've so enjoyed slicing with you this month!

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  4. Seeing all of the topics together really makes me realize the scope of this challenge. It becomes a little journal of our thoughts for this month. Hope you keep slicing so this poem keeps on growing!

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  5. Amazing...truly amazing. Your titles, through your working to position them just right, formed a meaningful poem! Thanks for sharing!

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  6. I tried to do this, but it was hard and I set the attempt aside. Maybe another year. Or maybe a little private post-SOLSC reflection.

    Congrats on another March completed.

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  7. Love it! I ended last March this way, and am working on this year's version to post today.

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  8. I've never done this, but it's a clever idea! I'd love to try it out. Yours is really well done! :)

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  9. Perfect ending to a great month of writing! I never manage to read all the posts I want in March, but I'll be back to catch a few I missed.

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  10. I played with this idea, but couldn't make it fit together. You, however, have a great poem that flows. No one would ever know that these were titles of posts. Well done, Michelle!

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  11. You did a beautiful job, Michelle. It's a challenge to make them make sense, but it feels like you, too, a huge focus on loving writing! Love it!

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  12. What a lovely and meaningful way to celebrate a month of writing, Michelle.

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  13. I love everything about this poem. I think I may have to try it and see what a poem of my slice titles looks like. Happy slicing!

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  14. What a wonderful way collect and remember this month of writing. Thank you for sharing.

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  15. What a creative way to end the month and create a poem!

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  16. This is such a great idea and a wonderful way to sum up and honor the March SOLSC! It's always such a bittersweet day. It's great to be connected through this amazing journey year after year!

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  17. Glad I "found" your "found" poem this morning. Glad I found YOU in the SOL world!

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  18. What a great way to end the month!

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