Basically unrelated to my poem, here is a picture of a trashcan in Aachen, Germany. As part of an initiative to get citizens to clean up the town, they starting making talking trashcans. I wasn't going to throw my garbage on the ground regardless, but I love this little guy! He is telling me how … Continue reading Rear Window on Wheels: A Poem
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Last week we discussed how to read a book of poetry. See that reading in action with this video. The poem I am talking about here is Lilacs by Amy Lowell.
Some advice on how to read a book of poetry.
This week, I give a quick rundown of my top favorite poems. Of course, they are all perfect in every way and should be Googled right now. As a bonus, I read one of my all time favorite poems.
I know I was planning on writing Coney Island Part II, but our new SSR issue launched last night! I am too excited to write about anything else. It is an excellent issue. This is the first time that we have really utilized the issu platform by having a featured artist. We can basically make … Continue reading Shady Side Review Spring 2012!
I don't know about you, but after this long week, I need some inspiration. Here's a picture of my pup, Ginger, back home. She is a strong, bossy Alpha dog. Except, when there is a thunderstorm. One evening during a summer storm, my dad could not find Ginger. He looked everywhere...and found poor Ginger hiding … Continue reading Happy Friday!
I also came up with a great addendum to my musings on balance. Unfortunately, I completely forgot what I wanted to say. So, I will add ALWAYS WRITE YOUR IDEAS DOWN! I can't even count the number of times I have written the perfect line in my head only to forget it the next day.
This weeks topic...clever ways to avoid writing poetry. Instead of writing poetry, I came up with 35 ways to avoid it.