Keeper of secrets only this paper and pen will know the truth Related articles Poem: “Fairness” by Teresa Edmond (teresaedmond.wordpress.com) Uh-Oh Haiku (gtylermills.com) Haiku Deck – Free Presentation App for iPad Review (teksocial.com) Continue reading Haiku #41
If you know yourself well then you need not read any further You probably know how to get the most from yourself. No one should be allowed to get more than you do Getting the most from yourself requires for you to have frequent conversations with yourself Really learn about what you want make sure your inner compass is fine tuned so that you are going … Continue reading Getting the Most from Yourself
Simply put is this nurture love for others every day Robins sing in Praise – Melba Christie Related articles “Win an Author Poster” Haiku Contest (janmorrill.wordpress.com) Continue reading Haiku #40
Photo by Melba Christie (c) 2012 Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in this life has a purpose.” Elisabeth Kubler-Ross “I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues.” – Duke Ellington “If you are yourself at peace, then there is at least some peace in the world. Then share … Continue reading Quotes that could have been poems
Relief at Last! It is a BEAUTIFUL THING Happy for Watertown! Continue reading Happy for Watertown!
What siege of our minds is this? Fear infused with every megabyte of information transmitted over every device imaginable because we need to be connected to the surreal of our lives Barriers block our logic Our emotions cordoned off from our hearts with yellow ribbons directing us to “Do Not Cross” might as well be bloody red confirming our reality “We Cannot Live … Continue reading Seige
Poets.org sponsors Poem in You Pocket Day (which was celebrated today) and which offers a wide variety of poems to use for the celebration of the day. Someone surprised me today with a beautiful poem she had written about the latest acts violence and terror that caused chaos in the city of Boston. She did want me to post it but the truth is that the … Continue reading A Poem in Your Pocket Day
Marathon By definition marathon was “A village and plain of ancient Greece northeast of Athens. It was the site of a major Athenian victory over the Persians in 490 b.c.” It is also means the test of endurance and great strength. The latter meaning can be applied to the tragedy in Boston. The crowd was deep on the city’s streets with Blue skies above … Continue reading Marathon
I should have been an opera singer, like my daddy said I should have been an opera singer, but now I am a poet instead Don’t get me wrong I could hit those high notes as high as any of the best but to write a poem a day has been the greatest test. I love Nessum Dorma Pavarotti’s version though it always … Continue reading I should have been an opera singer
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One tool that I loved using with my students was Mixbook. While there are many uses of mixbook, one of my favorite was creating Poetry Books. What I loved about this tool was that students could completely personalize their books. They have the ability to add text, pictures, backgrounds, and “stickers”. I gave my students several options for adding illustrations to… Continue reading National Poetry Month: Web 2.0 Poetry ~ Mixbook
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Another Web 2.0 tool that can be used to share poetry is Voki. Voki allows students to create an avatar, chose a background, and record their voice(or use a computer generated voice). This is a great compromise when you are not able to post videos of your students to the internet. Here are some ideas to try for Poetry Month: Have student… Continue reading National Poetry Month: Web 2.0 Poetry~ Voki
Essential question: Will we be ready? Ready for what? To be who we are supposed to be. Response: What do you mean? I am who I am. I am who I am supposed to be. Rationale? We are suppose to be a seed, to breed love unconditionally. We are suppose to be a dance, choreographed with perfect movements, creating expressions of deep empathy, and the … Continue reading Will We Be Ready?
A FIND IN THE ATTIC As I rummaged through boxes in my attic, as I do every spring, my goal each year is to clear out as much as possible. But somehow I end up keeping most of the things. It is always like a journey into my past and many of the things I keep there have sentimental value. I came across a small … Continue reading A Find in the Attic
Oneness when I think of oneness my mind conjures up all sorts of images and words to describe it like: only one, not two, only you, unique, individual, just me, just you, one spirit, the universe, the whole, but also a part of the whole, all of us somehow connected. Original, one being, or even not being, only one life, only one … Continue reading Oneness