Sunday, April 5, 2015

A Poem with Numbers

April is poetry month. This month I will be crafting and sharing original poems. Often, these poems will be messy and early drafts. Many of us are sharing our poems on twitter using the hashtag, #digipoetry. We hope you join us!
20 years teaching
6505 steps walked yesterday
Drank 10 glasses of water
Alarm wakes me at 5:16am
Picture taken everyday at 5:22 pm
11 comments on that blog post
12 likes on my instagram photo
50 days left in the school year
Our lives are 
measured by 
I resist numbers.
Turn away.
Ignore them.
Discredit numbers 
by declaring, 
"Numbers are stupid."
I am wrong. 
Numbers are 
NOT stupid.
They don't 
tell the
whole story.
We need the 
whole story
not just the 
This is my 
blog post!
Days and days of 
writing and
risking to
tell my 
Time and time 
300 times over!

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