Category Archives: Poetry Project

Found Poetry Project

My found poetry project has a new home! I caved in and bought a scrapbook since I prefer doing cut out poetry on scrapbook paper.

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Poetry Project #6

This year I started poetry projects. I pick a subject and then write several poems on it to explore the subject in-depth. This year I have explored the following. I love you, I know bracelets Hands Fear Fruits, vegetables, and mothers The Phoenix Project And now I’m working on taking song lyrics and cutting them …

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The Phoenix Project

After a letter to Theresa, I was inspired to make watercolor paintings of phoenixes. Each painting was accompanied by a poem and sent via mail. First Flight Step onto the branch. Look down but not for long. Search for a target in the sky and leap for it. First Day of School With book bag, …

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Poetry Project Update

My poetry project is doing quite well. I’ve written poems about motherhood using the following fruits and vegetables: pomegranate, broccoli, celery, carrot, banana, onion, plum, tomato, watermelon, cantaloupe, and potato. Eleven poems so far.

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New Poetry Project

I ate a pomegranate the other day and wrote a poem. So my new poetry project is going to be about fruits, vegetables, motherhood and mother-daughter relationships.

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The end of Poetry Project #2

Today marks the end of my poetry project on hands, which expanded into the body during the first week. The poetry projects have been a fascinating and great exercise. I think I’ll keep doing it. But this time, I won’t limit myself to two weeks. I’ll work with fear until I feel ready to move …

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A Hundred Poems

Reading a short story a day took a short vacation. It’s not a habit yet, but it’s one I would like to have. I’ll keep trying. Whenever I write poems, I write down the numbers and keep track of how many I write. I’ve done this since 2010. In 2010 I wrote 254 poems, and …

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A well-balanced meal

I made fried chicken for the first time today. And of course I had to have green bean casserole and sweet potato casserole. Thanksgiving in February. The poetry project on hands is going well. Funnily enough I’ve injured my hands every day of the project including but not limited to: scratches, bruises, burns. I have also sliced my finger …

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Poetry Project, Short Story a Day

The Poetry Project is over as of today. I learned a lot by mining the bracelets “I love you” and “I know” every day for two weeks. Though I am surprised it took a week for fear and logic to enter the poems. The project was a success because there are some poems I would …

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