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Suggested Writing Fall 2016

| September 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

this morning this morning I met myself coming in a bright jungle girl shining quick as a snake a tall tree girl a me girl I met myself this morning coming in and all day I have been a black bell ringing I survive survive! Lucille Clifton   Solitudes My heart is a dark forest […]

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Winter Writing—2015

Winter Writing—2015

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Writing Ideas for the New Year Write a poem to the new year: what would you like to see happen in 2015? Write a poem about your birthday—the start of your own new year, your traditions, the time of year you were born. You could ask your family members what they remember about the day […]

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Fall Writing Suggestion: Personification

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Little Leaf Little Leaf are your worried that you’ll drift with a flurry of early early snow? Or do you fear that freezing rain will keep you from dancing and twirling again? Oh, Little Leaf all golden-red gently float to your soft leaf bed. Now, Little Leaf, rest your golden-red head, and never ever be […]

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Summer Writing—July

| June 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

Summer is finally here, and the 4th of July is this week. Write a poem about summer—try writing a letter to the month of July. What would you ask it? What would you say? What do you get to do in July that you can’t do in, say, January? Or write about what the 4th of July stands […]

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Writing idea

| June 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Write a poem for a family member you love, or perhaps one that you miss. Father’s Day is coming up—try writing a poem for your father or grandfather or favorite uncle. Or write a poem for your mom’s birthday, or to cheer up someone you care about. Use your feelings, your memories, and your imagination. […]

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